2022-2023 Course Catalog

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Biological Physics (BIPH) Minor

The Minor in Biological Physics requires the completion of 22 credit hours.

Required Minor Courses
PHYS 2305Foundations of Physics4
PHYS 2306Foundations of Physics4
PHYS 4714Introduction to Biophysics3
BIOL 2124Cell and Molecular Biology for Engineers 12
Subtotal13
Elective Courses
Select 9 credits of the following:9
Thermal Physics
Polymer Physics
Nanotechnology
Optics
Introduction to Computational Physics
Molecular Biology
Cell Biology
Fundamentals of Systems Biology
Subtotal9
Total Credits22
1

BIOL 2134 Cell Function and Differentiation is an acceptable substitution for BIOL 2124 Cell and Molecular Biology for Engineers.

Notes

  1. Minimum GPA
    ​Must have a 2.0 or higher for all courses used to complete this minor.
  2. Prerequisites and corequisites
    For the courses listed above, prerequisites and/or corequisites apply. Please check with your advisor or consult the Undergraduate Course Catalog.