Pre-requisites

Pre-requisites for Entering Program:

1. B.S. in Physics. The undergraduate coursework, in addition to basic and upper-level physics courses should include the following: 

  • Chemistry: 1 semester/course
  • Biology: 1 semester/course
  • Electronics: 1 semester/course
  • Computer science/programming: 1 semester/course

​OR

2. Bachelor’s degree in natural sciences, mathematics, or engineering with the following minimum college-level coursework  (possibly met if the student has a minor in physics):

  • Mathematics: 2 semesters/courses of calculus
  • Physics: 2 semester/courses of general calculus-based physics  + 3 semesters/courses of upper-level physics selected from courses  including modern physics (preferred), electricity and magnetism, quantum mechanics, atomic structure, statistical mechanics, and  mechanics.
  • Chemistry: 1 semester/course
  • Biology: 1 semester/course
  • Electronics: 1 semester/course
  • Computer science/programming: 1 semester/course 

Students may be accepted with some deficiencies. Classes taken to overcome deficiencies, in consultation with the DGS, will be in addition to the standard Medical Physics curriculum. For inquiries about pre-requisites, please email mp-education@dku.edu.cn.