Biophysics

Minor Description

A student may minor in Biophysics with permission of the chair of the Department of Chemistry and Physics.  

 

 

 

Curricular Requirements

The Biophysics minor requires eighteen hours of coursework as specified below.

 

Biophysics Minor:  Required Courses

Credits

18

PHY

210*

University Physics I

4

PHY

211*

University Physics II

4

PHY

305

Revolutions of 20th Century Physics

3

PHY

310

Biophysics: Structure & Motion

3

PHY

311

Microscopic Biophysics

4

 

     

Optional courses**

 

PHY

306

Math Methods of Modern Physics

1

MAR

368

Adv Oceanography II: Phy/Che

3

CHE

370

Physical Chemistry I

4

       

*

PHY 110/111 accepted with permission

 

**

With permission, optional courses can be substituted for one

 

required course.  Will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

 
Learning Outcomes
  • Students will be able to describe basic physical, biophysical, and biomechanics concepts

 

  • Students will be able to demonstrate understanding of physical processes/instrumentation used to investigate biophysical and biomechanical phenomena

 

  • Students will be able to clearly communicate scientific information in both oral and written forms

 

  • Students will be able to work collaboratively in various team settings
Financial Information

TUITION AND FEES

Tuition and fees for subsequent years may vary. Other expenses include books and housing. For more information regarding tuition and fees, please consult the Financial Information section of this catalog.

Stephen Fox

sfox4@une.edu

Minor in Biophysics

College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Chemistry and Physics