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Biophysics : Contact Information +

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Academics and Requirements


Program in Biophysics Advising +

The Program in Biophysics currently offers a B.S. degree in Biophysics and an minor in Biophysics. Students interested in either option are strongly encouraged to schedule an advising appointment by contacting Student Services at

The Biophysics major is designed for students with a strong interest in the natural sciences who intend to embark on a career as a biophysical or medical scientist. It is intended to satisfy the admission requirements of most combined MD/Ph.D. programs and provide a strong foundation for quantitative interdisciplinary work in the biophysical or biomedical sciences or related fields, such as biomedical engineering.

Constraints:  Students double majoring in Biophysics and any major in the Department of Physics cannot use PHYSICS 402, 406 or 453 to satisfy the Biophysics cognate or Honors elective requirement.

The Biophysics Major consists of two tracks:

Honors Plan


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