Hours70.5 Credit Hours
MAPMajor Academic Plan

Program Requirements

requirement 5 Complete 11.0 hours from the following option(s)
Complete 11 hours from the following. At least 4 hours must come from the mentored experience and at least 5 hours from electives.
option 5.1 Complete up to 6.0 hours from the following course(s)
A. Mentored laboratory experience (must be in an approved biophysics lab) (at least 4 hours required):
Program Outcomes

Physiology and Biophysics Fundamentals

Apply key principles of biophysics toward evaluating and analyzing primary literature in the field. Be able to explain key concepts in physiology and biophysics (and supporting disciplines).

Physics, Chemistry, Cellular/Molecular Biology Fundamentals

Relate structure and function at the atomic, molecular, cellular and organismal level by integrating principles of the supporting disciplines.

Effective Analysis and Writing

Critically evaluate current scientific literature and demonstrate the ability to write reports that synthesize and integrate data and hypotheses.

Laboratory Techniques

Demonstrate competency in carrying out standard laboratory techniques used in the discipline.

Forming Informed Decisions

Formulate informed decisions concerning personal and public health issues.