Minor in Biophysics
The minor in biophysics requires a minimum of 18 semester hours. This course sequence is intended to serve students of the life sciences, that is, students of biology, pre-medicine and pre-dental, agriculture, environmental health, psychology, science teaching, environmental engineering, pre-veterinary, pre-pharmacy and pre-optometry. In general, this curriculum treats the physics of life processes and various applications of physics to biology and medicine.
Required courses: PHYS 231 / PHYS 232, PHYS 332 / PHYS 233, and PHYS 335 or PHYS 337 or PHYS 431 or PHYS 359 or PHYS 379; and at least 6 hours of upper division electives selected from appropriate physics and/or biology courses approved by a biophysics advisor.