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ADVISORY

It is strongly recommended that you do not take any of the RP/HP area of study courses unless your math skills (college algebra or higher) are reasonably current.

Radiation Protection/Health Physics

The Bachelor of Science (BS) with an area of study in Radiation Protection/Health Physics program is designed to prepare learners for a career as radiation protection/health physics professional. The program content will include but not limited to fundamentals of radiation protection/health physics, personnel dosimetry, shielding/activation, measurement, instrumentation, biological effects of radiation, and plus related prerequisite elements. A total of 18 Area of Study credits must be from 300/400 level courses.

Degree Requirements Credits
The following courses are required for the BS degree with an area of study in Radiation Protection/Health Physics and can be fulfilled in either the General Education or Electives sections of the degree chart. 28
  • Computer Concepts (CIS-107) or above
(3)
  • Statistics
(3)
  • College Algebra
(3)
  • Higher Level Math above College Algebra
(3)
  • Physics I with Lab or Chemistry I with Lab
(4)
  • Physics II with Lab or Chemistry II with Lab
(4)

Leverage Your Training

Have you earned acquired college-level technical expertise on the job? If so, it may be worth college credit. The University also offers a variety of other ways to earn credit, including transferring previous college credits, all designed around the needs of adult learners, like you.

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