Admission Prerequisites


Undergraduate Preparation for Admission

General Requirement

  • Undergraduate degree (B.S. or B.A.) in a biological or physical science or certain engineering disciplines.

Suggested Undergraduate Courses

The following prerequisite courses are recommended for students applying for graduate study in Biophysics.

  • Biology: One year of General Biology or equivalent content
  • Physics: One year General Physics or equivalent content, with laboratory
  • Biochemistry: Introductory Biochemistry, two quarters or four semester hours or equivalent content, with laboratory
  • Chemistry: One year General Chemistry or equivalent content, with laboratory
  • Calculus: One year of Calculus or equivalent content
  • Statistics: One course of Introduction to Statistics or equivalent content

Students requiring more than two prerequisite courses to remedy a deficiency in these recommendations will not normally be admitted.