Advanced Biophysics Option
This option is offered within the following major(s):
The Advanced Biophysics Option is designed for students interested in pursuing graduate work in biophysics or entering the workforce in biophysics and pharmaceutical industries. It provides advanced training in physical chemistry and physics, bioinformatics, statistics, mathematics, and other areas of current research in biophysics, in addition to the core courses in the major. Students are strongly encouraged to participate in undergraduate research, and up to three research credits can be applied to the Upper-Division Science Elective requirements. Faculty advisors work with students to help them identify electives, research opportunities, and professional internships that align with their interests.
Option Code: 927
Options in the Biochemistry and Biophysics major require a minimum of twenty-one credits to complete in addition to the Biochemistry and Biophysics major. Most students can complete the major and Advanced Biophysics option requirements in four years.
Students may pursue either the Advanced Biophysics, Neuroscience, or Pre-medicine/Biochemistry and Biophysics option with the Biochemistry and Biophysics major. No dual combinations are permitted.
For further information, see MyDegrees or the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics website.
|Select one of the following pairs:||6|
and PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY
|PARADIGMS IN PHYSICS: ENERGY AND ENTROPY|
and PARADIGMS IN PHYSICS: QUANTUM FUNDAMENTALS
|Select a minimum of 15 credits from the following:||15|
|UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH (1-3 credits allowed with approval of the Lead Advisor)|
|FOUNDATIONS OF BIOLOGICAL DATA SCIENCES|
or BDS 478
|INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE I|
|APPLIED DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS|
or MTH 253
|INFINITE SERIES AND SEQUENCES|
or MTH 264
|INTRODUCTION TO MATRIX ALGEBRA|
|INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICAL METHODS 1|
| METHODS OF DATA ANALYSIS|
and METHODS OF DATA ANALYSIS
Option Code: 927