Biophysics

Minor in Biophysics

College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Chemistry and Physics

Stephen Fox

sfox4@une.edu

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.

Notice and Responsibilities Regarding this Catalog

This Catalog documents the academic programs, policies, and activities of the University of New England for the 2014-2015 academic year. The information contained herein is accurate as of date of publication May 30, 2014.

The University of New England reserves the right in its sole judgment to make changes of any nature in its programs, calendar, or academic schedule whenever it is deemed necessary or desirable, including changes in course content, the rescheduling of classes with or without extending the academic term, canceling of scheduled classes or other academic activities, in any such case giving such notice thereof as is reasonably practicable under the circumstances.

While each student may work closely with an academic advisor, he or she must retain individual responsibility for meeting requirements in this catalog and for being aware of any changes in provisions or requirements.