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Approvals Received:

Department
on 09-17-04
by Carol Ford
(fordcj@umn.edu)

 

Curriculum Committee
on 10-07-04
by Karen Van Horn
(vanhornk@umn.edu)

Approvals Pending:

Curriculum Committee > Campus Assembly > Catalog

Effective Status:

Active

Effective Term:

1059 - Fall 2005

Course:

PHYS 3002

Institution:

UMNMO - Morris

Career:

UGRD

College:

MDSM - UMM-Science & Math, Div of

Department:

242 - UMM-Sci & Math, Div of-Adm

 

General

Course Title Short:

Topics in Bio/Medical Phys

Course Title Long:

Topics in Biological and Medical Physics

Max-Min Credits
for Course
:

New: 4.0 to 4.0 credit(s)
Old:
 3.0 to 3.0 credit(s)

Catalog
Description
:

Selected topics in biophysics with an emphasis on modern medical imaging techniques. Biophysical topics include fluid flow in cardiovascular systems, molecular transport, and the nervous system. Physics techniques covered include electrocardiography, microscopy, x-ray imaging, magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasound imaging, computer tomography, and image reconstruction.

Additional Course
Information
(for catalog
production):

<no text provided>

Grading Basis:

Stdnt Opt

Honors Course:

No

Delivery Mode(s):

Classroom

Years most
frequently offered
:

Other frequency
 

Term(s) most
frequently offered
:

Fall, Spring
 

Component 1:

LEC (with final exam)

Auto-Enroll
Course
:

No

Graded
Component
:

LEC

Academic
Progress Units
:

New: Not allowed to bypass limits.
4.0 credit(s)
Old:
 Not allowed to bypass limits.
3.0 credit(s)

Financial Aid
Progress Units
:

New: Not allowed to bypass limits.
4.0 credit(s)
Old:
 Not allowed to bypass limits.
3.0 credit(s)

Repetition of
Course
:

New:  Repetition not allowed.
Old:
  Repetition not allowed.

Course
Prerequisites
for Catalog
:

1101, 1102; 2101 recommended

Course
Equivalency
:

No course equivalencies

Consent
Requirement
:

No required consent

Enforced
Prerequisites
:
(course-based or
non-course-based)

No prerequisites

Editor Comments:

Faculty sponsor: Len Keeler. Provisional approval is requested. This course will provide an opportunity for students to gain an understanding of physics in medical and biological contexts.

Proposal Changes:

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History Information:

Provisional approval received 1/26/04

Assessment
and Goals
:

Student will gain an understanding of various medical and biological topics in biophysics with an emphasis on imaging technologies. Achievement will be assessed through homework, exams, projects and in-class discussions.

Rationale for
Changes or
Exceptions
:

CHANGING TO 4 CR WILL MAKE IT POSSIBLE FOR THE COURSE TO FULFILL THE PHYSICS MAJOR ELECTIVE REQUIREMENT.

 

General Education

Faculty
Sponsor Name
:

Len Keeler

Requirement
this course fulfills
:

SCI - SCI Physical & Biological Sciences without Lab

 

Provisional
Approval:

Yes; date: Jan 26, 2004

Regular
Approval:

Yes; date: Sept 30, 2004