Physics With a Life Science Emphasis Major

This program is intended for students interested in preparing for a graduate program leading to careers in medical technology and the health sciences, including medical school.

Career Options

Physics with a life science emphasis majors often go on to careers in medical physics, health physics, nuclear medicine technology, bioengineering, or medicine.

High School Preparation

Good preparation for the physics with a life science emphasis major includes high school exposure to Biology, Human Anatomy, Calculus, Chemistry, Computer Science, and Physics.

Enhancing Your Experience

Students who major in physics with a life science emphasis sometimes pursue a second major or minor in the areas of biology, biochemistry, other natural sciences, mathematics, computer science, or the multidisciplinary scientific computing minor.

Course of Study & Course Descriptions