PHYS 5203 [0.5 credit] (PHY 5161) Medical Radiation Physics
Interaction of electromagnetic radiation with matter. Sources: X-ray, accelerators, radionuclide. Charged particle interaction mechanisms, stopping powers, kerma, dose. Introduction to dosimetry. Units, measurements, dosimetry devices.
Of the 2.5 credits of course work, no more than 1.5 credits may be fulfilled by Selected Topics such as PHYS 5900 [1.0] , PHYS 5901 [0.5] . In special cases, the requirements may also be met by taking 5.0 credits of course work. 1.0 credit must be the Selected Topics course PHYS 5900