Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Health Physics (BS)

The following course sequence sheet is for illustrative purposes only and should not be construed as formal academic advisement. Course selections and sequence may vary depending on course availability and counsel from your academic adviser. You should consult an academic adviser before developing an actual academic plan.

Cr.First SemesterCr.Second Semester
452.115 Chemistry for Sciences I452.116 Chemistry for Sciences II
353.125 Calculus I353.126 Calculus II
 or 53.113 Pre-Calculus (if required based on testing) or 53.125 Calculus I (if 53.113 was required)
354.123 Contemporary Physics454.211 General Physics I
320.101 Composition I3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)
 or General Education Group B (Social Sciences) or 20.101 Composition I
109.100 Optional University Seminar  
14Total Semester Credits14Total Semester Credits
Cr.Third SemesterCr.Fourth Semester
454.212 General Physics II354.310 Modern Atomic Physics
450.114 Concepts of Biology I450.115 Concepts of Biology II
353.225 Calculus III353.322 Differential Equations
 or 53.126 Calculus II (if 53.113 was required) or 53.225 Calculus III (if 53.113 was required)
32nd Level Writing Course3General Education Group A (Humanities)
1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)
15Total Semester Credits16Total Semester Credits
Cr.Fifth SemesterCr.Sixth Semester
254.320 Nuclear Radiation I254.420 Nuclear Radiation II
354.330 Radiation Physics350.411 Radiation Biology
356.116 Algorithmic Processes3Free Elective
353.241 Probability and Statistics or 53.241 Prob & Stats (if 53.113 was required)
 or 53.322 Differential Eq 3General Education Group A (Humanities)
3General Education Communications3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)
1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills1Free Elective
15Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits
Cr.Seventh SemesterCr.Eighth Semester
454.315 Electronics354.460 Applied Health Physics
354.360 Health Physics354.488 Internship in Health Physics
3General Education Group A (Humanities)3General Education Group A (Humanities)
3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)3Free Elective
3General Ed. Values, Ethics, Decision-Making3Free Elective
16Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits


The sequence of General Education courses is an example only; they may be taken in any order.

The number of free electives may vary depending on pre-requisite requirements and course choices.

For example, if one communications or values course is also counted as a group A or B, as allowed by

General Education Policy, then take one additional Free Elective course.

Two of the courses selected for the Major, General Education OR Free Elective must also qualify as

Diversity courses. See list of Diversity Courses and consult advisor.