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Biophysics

Sequence of Courses

Fall Semester Course # Course Description Credits Spring Semester Course # Course Description Credits

FRESMAN YEAR

         
PHYS 125   
General Physics I    
4
PHYS 126   
General Physics II    
4
PHYS 136   
General Phys. Lab  
1
PHYS 137      
General Phys. Lab I 
1
MATH 161 
Calculus I   
4
MATH 162 
Calculus II   
4
   CHEM 101     
General Chem. A  
3
CHEM 102 
General Chem. B   
3
CHEM 111   
General Chem. Lab 
1
CHEM 112 
General Chem. Lab 
1
 
Writing Seminar      
3
 
History Core  
3
TOTAL CREDITS
 
16
   
16

SOPHOMORE YEAR

         
PHYS 235 
Modern Physics I     
3
MATH 264 
Ordinary Diff. Eq.
3
PHYS 237 
Modern Phys. Lab I 
1
PHYS 301 
Math Methods  
3
MATH 263
Multivar. Calc. 
5
BIO 102,112  
General Bio II +Lab
4
    BIO 101, 111 
General Bio I +Lab
4
CHEM 222 
Org. Chem. II +Lab
4
CHEM 221 
Org. Chem. I  +Lab
4
 
Philosophy Core
3
TOTAL CREDITS
 
17
   
17

JUNIOR YEAR

         
PHYS 314 
Theo. Mechanics 
3
BIO 282  
Genetics
3
BIO 251  
Cell Biology 
3
 
History Core  
3
 
Philosophy Core      
3
 
Theology Core 
3
 
Theology Core
3
 
Social Science Core   
3
 
Literature Core      
3
 
Foreign Lang or Elect
3
TOTAL CREDITS
 
15
   
15

SENIOR YEAR

         
PHYS 328 
Thermodynamics
3
PHYS 351 
Elec. & Magnetism 
3
 
Literature Core
3
BIO 366  
Biochemistry
3
 
Social Science Core   
3
 
Fine Arts    
3
 
Biophys. Elective*
3
 
Elective
7
 
Foreign Lang or Elect
3
Capstone
Senior Seminar
1
TOTAL CREDITS
 
15
   
17



 

We strongly advise students to see their departmental advisors and the advisor in the Sullivan center in selecting the elective courses.

*In consultation with departmental advisor, students would choose one from the following list or any other course in biophysics deemed appropriate and approved by departments of biology and physics. BIOL 387 (Bioinformatics), BIOL 388 (Genomics) or CHEM 460 (Biophysical Chemistry).



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