Minor in Medical/Health Physics
The Minor in Medical/Health Physics is one of three minors offered within the Nuclear Engineering academic curriculum to provide students the opportunity to obtain education and training in the nuclear sciences. It is designed for students from Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Physics or related discipline who are interested in the biological effects of radiation in medical utilization and in occupational health and safety.
The minor requires a minimum of 15 credits of course work. As background preparation, the student must have had the prerequisites of a minimum of college algebra and two semesters of college physics.
|NU_ENG 4303||Radiation Safety||3|
|NU_ENG 4328||Introductory Radiation Biology||3|
|NU_ENG 4391||Nuclear Radiation Detection||3|
|or CHEM 4600||Introduction to Radiochemistry with Lab|
|Select additional courses from the below options:|
|NU_ENG 2201||Topics in Nuclear Engineering||3|
|NUCMED 3256||Clinical Nuclear Medicine I||2|
|CHEM 4170||Medicinal Chemistry||3|
|NU_ENG 4319||Physics and Chemistry of Materials||3|
|NUCMED 4329||Radiopharmaceuticals in Nuclear Medicine||3|
|BIOL_EN 4570||Fluorescent Imaging||3|
|BIOCHM 3630||General Biochemistry||3|