Requirements for Biological Physics Minor

Minor in Biological Physics

Program Goals Learning Objectives

1.  Students will have a knowledge of the information in each of the major areas of physics.

1A.  Students will demonstrate an improved understanding of the fundamental concepts in each of the major areas of physics

2.  Students will have mastered the skills appropriate to the discipline of physics.

2A.  Students will demonstrate a conceptual problem solving ability.

2B.  Students will demonstrate a proficiency in the application of mathematics to physics.

3.  Students will understand how physics can improve our understanding of biology and medicine. 3A.  Students will be able to apply physics principles to biological and medical situations.

Course requirements 18 credits

  • PHY 213 (or 201 or 221) & PHY 205 General Physics I (4 credits)
  • PHY 214 (or 202 or 222) & PHY 206 General Physics II (4 credits)
  • PHY 301 Modern Physics (3 credits)
  • PHY 351 Physics in Medicine OR PHY 353 Introduction to Biological Physics (3 credits)
  • BIO 211 General Biology: Molecular and Cellular (4 credits)

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