MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

TYPICAL S.M.S. ACADEMIC PLAN BEGINNING FALL 2017 (NEW CURRICULUM)
Year 1, Fall Semester, 2017 Hours
GS02-1052 Imaging Science 2
GS02-1093 Introduction to Medical Physics I: Basic Interactions 3
GS02-1202 Electronics for Medical Physicists 2
GS02-1062 Introduction to Clinical Medical Physics 2
GS02-1731 Medical Physics Seminar 1
GS21-1051 The Ethical Dimensions of the Biomedical Sciences 1
Year 1, Spring Semester, 2018 Hours
GS02-1104 Introduction to Medical Physics II: Medical Imaging 4
GS02-1114 Introduction to Medical Physics III: Therapy 4
GS02-1053 Radiation Detection, Instrumentation and Data Analysis 3
GS02-1731 Medical Physics Seminar 1
*** Deadline for Forming the Advisory Committee ***
Year 1, Summer Semester, 2018 Hours
GS00-1520 Research in Biomedical Sciences 3-6
Electives 0-3
GS02-1133 Introduction to Radiation Protection 3
*** Goal for Petitioning to Candidacy for the M.S. Degree ***
Year 2, Fall Semester, 2018         Hours
GS02-1194 Introduction to Medical Physics IV: Nuclear Medicine 4
GS00-1910 Thesis for Master of Science 3
GS02-1072 Statistics for Medical Physicists 2
GS02-1063 Fundamental Anatomy, Physiology and Biology for Medical Physics I 3
GS02-1731 Medical Physics Seminar 1
Year 2, Spring Semester, 2019 Hours
GS02-1073 Fundamental Anatomy, Physiology and Biology for Medical Physics II 3
GS00-1910 Thesis for Master of Science (after candidacy is approved) 6-9
  Electives 0-3
Year 2, Summer Semester, 2019          Hours
GS00-1910 Thesis for Master of Science 3-6
  Electives 0-3