The Biological Physics minor provides an opportunity to apply the concepts and methods of the physicist to advance our understanding of the life sciences. Students pursuing careers in medicine or the life sciences can use this minor to improve their preparation for the interdisciplinary nature of modern science.

Minor in Biological Physics Requirements: 18 Credits

BIO 202
BIO 206
General Biology: Cellular and Molecular
and General Biology: Cellular and Molecular Laboratory
4
PHY 213General Physics for the Physical Sciences I 13
PHY 205General Physics Laboratory I 21
PHY 214General Physics for the Physical Sciences II 33
PHY 206General Physics Laboratory II 41
PHY 301Modern Physics3
Select one of the following:3
Physics in Medicine
Introduction to Biological Physics
Total Credits18
1

PHY 221 Advanced General Physics I:Modeling the Physical World or PHY 201 General Physics for the Life Sciences may be substituted for thePHY 213 General Physics for the Physical Sciences I  requirement. 

2

 PHY 223 Project Physics Laboratory I may be substituted for PHY 205 General Physics Laboratory I

3

 PHY 222 Advanced General Physics II:Modeling the Physical World  or PHY 202 General Physics for the Life Sciences II may be substituted for PHY 214 General Physics for the Physical Sciences II

4

 PHY 224 Project Physics Laboratory II may be substituted for PHY 206 General Physics Laboratory II