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Rensselaer Catalog 2016-2017 [Archived Catalog]

Biochemistry and Biophysics


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First Year


Fall


  • HASS Elective Credit Hours: 4
    (See footnote 2 below)

Spring


  • HASS Elective Credit Hours: 4
     (See footnote 2 below) 

Second Year


Fall


  • Quantitative Option Credit Hours: 4
    (see options below)

Spring


  • HASS Elective Credit Hours: 4
    (See footnote 2 below)
  • Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 4
     (See footnote 5 below)
     

Third Year


Fall


  • Laboratory Option Credit Hours: 4
  • HASS Elective Credit Hours: 4
    (See footnote 2 below)

Spring


  • Restricted Elective: Credit Hours 4
    (See footnote 5 below)
  • HAAS Elective: Credit Hours 4
    (See footnote 2 below)

Fourth Year


Fall


  • Molecular Biophysics Module Credit Hours: 4
  • Elective Credit Hours: 4
    (See footnote 5 below)

Spring


  • Molecular Biophysics Module Credit Hours: 4
  • HAAS Elective Credit Hours: 4
    (See footnote 2 below)
  • Elective Credit Hours: 4
    (See footnote 5 below)
  • Elective Credit Hours: 4
    (See footnote 5 below)

The total credits must add up to 128.


Footnotes


  1. Students may substitute CHEM 1100 for CHEM 1110.
  2. Humanities, Arts, and Social Science (HASS) courses should add up to 24 credits.
  3. Students may substitute Macroscopic and Microscopic Physical Chemistry (CHEM 4410 and CHEM 4420).
  4. Required course. Senior Research Thesis (BCBP 4990) is recommended; however, students may substitute any of the approved BIOL, BCBP, or CHEM culminating experience courses (BIOL 4260, BIOL 4860, BIOL 4900, BCBP 4310, CHEM 4520, CHEM 4310, CHEM 4300).
  5. Restricted Electives: at least 8 credits in science or engineering.

Molecular Biophysics Modules, the Laboratory Option, and the Quantitative Option may be taken in different semesters than those shown if electives are shifted.        

Molecular Biophysics Modules (Choose 2)


  • BCBP 4800  Methods in Biophysics

Laboratory Option (Choose 1)


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