2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog


Biophysics, BS

Requirements

The program of study requires a minimum of 35 hours on a 124-hour degree, consisting of:

Core Coures (29 hours)

PHYS 10901First-Year Physics and Astronomy Seminar

1

PHYS 20323Scientific Analysis & Modeling

3

PHYS 20475Physics I for Majors: Mechanics

5

PHYS 20485Physics II for Majors

5

PHYS 30313Theoretical Methods in Physics

3

PHYS 30493Physics III Modern Physics

3

PHYS 30603Thermal Physics

3

PHYS 40653Electromagnetic Fields

3

PHYS 50753Topics in Biophysics

3

6 hours selected from

PHYS 30014Materials Science

4

PHYS 30483Physics III Laboratory

3

PHYS 30553Mechanics

3

PHYS 30703Digital Electronics

3

PHYS 30843Biomedical Imaging

3

PHYS 40113Elements of Quantum Mechanics

3

PHYS 40663Electromagnetic Radiation and Optics

3

PHYS 50703Nonlinear Dynamics

3

PHYS 50713Contemporary Topics in Physics

3

PHYS 50723Introduction to Solid State Physics

3

PHYS 50733Computational Physics

3

PHYS 50763Experimental Methods in Biochemistry and Biophysics

3

PHYS 40103Senior Research in Physics or Astronomy

3

PHYS 40003Senior Honors Research in Physics or Astronomy

3

Associated requirements

15 hours of mathematics are required:

Students planning to attend graduate school should take MATH 50613.
MATH 10524Calculus I

4

MATH 20524Calculus II

4

MATH 30524Calculus III

4

MATH 30613Differential Equations

3

Also required are:

BIOL 10501Introductory Biology Lab I

1

BIOL 10503Introductory Biology I

3

CHEM 10113General Chemistry I

3

CHEM 10123General Chemistry II

3

CHEM 10122General Chemistry II Laboratory

2

OR

CHEM 20123Quantitative Analysis

3

9 hours selected from

BIOL 10511Introductory Biology Lab II

1

BIOL 10513Introductory Biology II

3

BIOL 30603Cellular, Molecular, and Developmental Biology

3

BIOL 30304Microbiology

4

BIOL 30603Cellular, Molecular, and Developmental Biology

3

CHEM 30123Organic Chemistry I

3

CHEM 30133Organic Chemistry II

3

CHEM 30143Organic Qualitative Analysis

3

CHEM 40503Basic Biochemistry

3