An honors thesis is required for an honors degree for the proposed new concentration
in biophysics. It can be considered the capstone of a successful course of study and gives
students the opportunity to decide if graduate studies with the aim of writing a doctoral
thesis is right for them
Grades will be based on the quality of the thesis. The grade is
determined by a departmental honors thesis reader, who is generally not the research
Biophysics concentrators at the senior level.
This course gives biophysics concentrators the opportunity
to cap their educational experience with an honors thesis based on their research. It is
typically a continuation of BIOPHYS 399.
Independent study in a research laboratory under the supervision and
direction of a faculty member.