Biophysics (BS)

Biophysics uses the methods and theories of physics to study biological systems.

The BS in biophysics is a transdisciplinary program providing students with a working understanding of the important principles of physics, chemistry and biology that govern all scales of biological organization from the molecular processes of life to organisms and ecosystems.

Degree Offered

Biophysics (BS)
Liberal Arts and Sciences, The College of


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The broad range of applicability of the principles of biophysics gives great flexibility in a choice of career or further education including:

  • chemical industries
  • engineering
  • government
  • medicine
  • physics research
  • teaching

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