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Accelerated Curriculum in Medical Physics

The Department of Physics at IU Bloomington offers an accelerated MS in Medical Physics through the Applied Physics program. Students can satisfy the requirements for their undergraduate degree in Applied Physics by selecting courses also required for the Master’s degree in Medical Physics. An example of a typical accelerated program might look like this.

Course #

Course Title

Credits

Year 1 Fall

P221

Introductory Physics I

5

M211

Calculus I

4

 

English Composition

3

 

Foreign Language

3

Year 1 Spring

P222

Introductory Physics II

5

M212

Calculus II

4

 

Critical Approaches to the Arts and Sciences

3

 

Foreign Language

3

Year 2 Fall

P371

Radiation Science Fundamentals

3

A201

Introduction to programming

3

P350

Applied Physics Instrumentation Laboratory

3

 

Foreign Language

3

 

Intensive Writing

3

Year 2 Spring

P309

Modern Physics Lab

2

P321

Techniques in Theoretical Physics

3

 

Foreign Language/World Language and Culture

3

 

Breadth of Inquiry

3

M311

Multivariate Calculus

4

Year 2 Summer

S407

Internship I

1

Year 3 Fall

P331

Electromagnetism I

3

P410

Computer Applications in Physics

3

E400

Radiological Hazard Management

3

 

Breadth of Inquiry

3

M343

Introduction to Differential Equations

3

Year 3 Spring

S320

Introduction to Statistics

3

P417

Neurobiology

3

P451

Experiments in Modern Physics

3

P332

Electromagnetism II

3

P321

Theoretical Methods

3

Year 3 Summer

S407

Internship II

1

Year 4 Fall

P451

Biophysical Properties in Physiology

3

P441

Analytical Mechanics I

3

P400

Electronics Lab

3

P540

Electronics

3

P478

Radiation Biophysics

3

Year 4 Spring

P557

Solid State Physics

3

P460

Modern Optics

3

P526

Principles of Health Physics and Dosimetry

2

S320

Introduction to Statistics

3

A480

Human Anatomy for Medical Imaging Evaluation

3

Year 4 Summer

G601

Research Ethics: Responsibilities to Society, Science, & Self3

1

P800

Research

3

P470

Introduction to Accelerator Physics

3

Year 5 Fall

P472

Radiation Oncology Physics

3

P800

Research

3

P782

Topics in Experimental Physics – Medical Physics

1.5

A521

Computing Tools for Scientific Research

3

P506

Electricity and Magnetism I

3

P576

Introduction to Medical Diagnostic Imaging

3

Year 5 Spring

P800

Research

2

M580

Molecular Biology of Cancer

3

P537

Neutron Physics and Scattering

3

P782

Topics in Experimental Physics – Medical Physics

1.5

P507

Electricity and Magnetism II

3

A 504

Introductory C++ Programming

2