92-93 LS&A Bulletin

Biophysics

May be elected as an interdepartmental concentration program

The curriculum in Biophysics is designed for students who wish to prepare themselves for work in the application of the quantitative methods of the physical sciences to the study of biological structure and function.

Prerequisites to Concentration. Biology 152 and 154 (or the equivalent); Chemistry through 210, 211, 215, 216, and 302; Mathematics 115, 116, 215, and 216; and Physics 140/141, 240/241, and 242.

Concentration Program. Must include:

1. Biology 305 or the equivalent; Biology 411 or Biological Chemistry 415; and one additional 400-level biology course. Recommended 400-level biology courses include Biology 428, 429, and 481.

2. One 400-level mathematics course. Recommended ones include Mathematics 404, 412, 417, 425, 450, and 454.

3. Physics 402, 453, 417 (offered in Fall 1990 and alternate years), 418, and two additional 400-level courses. Recommended ones include: Physics 401, 405, 406, 415, 451, 452, 455, and 463.

Advising and Counseling. The concentration advisor is Professor Axelrod, 721 Dennison Building.


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