The BS in Physics, Pre-Medicine concentration, provides coursework and training necessary for students interested in pursing a career in medicine, medical physics, or biophysics. The requirements of this degree program are designed to meet the admission requirements of regional medical schools.
Below is a sample 4-year plan for students pursuing the BS in Physics with concentration in Pre-Medicine. To view the list of courses approved to fulfill KU Core Goals, please visit the KU Core website (http://kucore.ku.edu/courses).
|PHSX 150||0.5||CHEM 135||5|
|MATH 125||4||MATH 126||4|
|CHEM 130||5||Elective/KU Core||3|
|BIOL 150||4||PHSX 213 or 211 and 216||5|
|PHSX 214 or 212 and 236||4||BIOL 350||4|
|MATH 127||4||CHEM 335||3|
|CHEM 330||3||CHEM 336||2|
|CHEM 331||2||MATH 290||2|
|BIOL 152||4||MATH 320 or 220||3|
|PHSX 316||1||BIOL 400||3|
|PHSX 521||3||BIOL 546||3|
|BIOL 595||3||PHSX 511||3|
|BIOL 600 or 636||3||PHSX 501 or 503||1|
|BIOL 601 or 637||2||Elective/KU Core||3|
|PHSX 531||3||BIOL 503||3|
|PHSX 671||3||BIOL, MATH, or PHSX Elective (above 400 level)||3-4|
|CHEM 520||5||PHSX 516||4|
|Elective/KU Core||3||Elective/KU Core||3|
|Total Hours 120.5-121.5|
All students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are required to complete 120 total hours of which 45 hours must be at the Jr/Sr (300+)level.
The same course cannot be used to fulfill more than one KU Core Goal.However, overlap of a KU Core course with a major or degree-specific requirement is allowed. Overlapping is recommended to allow more opportunities to explore other majors and/or minors.