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Physics Major with Biophysics Track

Requirements for the Major 

In addition to fulfilling University Core Curriculum requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree in Physics with a biophysics emphasis, students must complete the following departmental requirements: 

Major in Physics with Biophysics Track

  • CHEM 11 
  • MATH 11, 12, 13, 14 
  • MATH 22 or MATH 23 or AMTH 106 
  • PHYS 31, 32 (preferred) or PHYS 11, 12 
  • PHYS 33, 34, 70, 103, 111, 192
  • Completion of the "Biophysics Track" course requirements specified below

Biophysics Track

  • BIOL 21 or 1A, 24 or 1B, 25 or 1C 
  • CHEM 12, 13, 31, 32 (33 recommended) 
  • PHYS 120 (or CHEM 152)
  • PHYS 121 (or CHEM 151) 
  • PHYS 171
  • Two upper-division electives chosen from PHYS 112, 113(L), 116, 122, 123(L), 151(L); BIOL 122(L), 124(L), 175(L); CHEM 141, 143(L), 150, 154(L); BIOE 154, 155, 161(L), 162(L), 163(L), 167, 168, 172(L). At least one elective must be from PHYS if CHEM 152 or CHEM 151 is taken in place of PHYS 120 or PHYS 121.

Advanced writing satisfied  by PHYS 151 (elective for EP)
STS satisfied by combination of PHYS 103 & PHYS 192

Detailed curriculum requirements for the Physics Major with Biophysics Track.

Physics course descriptions.