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Rensselaer Catalog 2008-2009 [Archived Catalog]

Biochemistry and Biophysics


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First Year


Fall


  • Hum. or Soc. Sci. Credit Hours: 4
    (See footnote 1 below)

Spring


  • Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Hum. or Soc. Sci. Credit Hours: 4
    (See footnote 1 below)

Second Year


Fall


  • Quantitative Option Credit Hours: 4
  • Hum. or Soc. Sci. Credit Hours: 4
    (See footnote 1 below)

Spring


  • Hum. or Soc. Sci. Credit Hours: 4
    (See footnote 1 below)

Third Year


Fall


  • Laboratory Option Credit Hours: 4
  • Hum. or Soc. Sci. Credit Hours: 4
    (See footnote 1 below)

Spring


  • Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Hum. or Soc. Sci. Credit Hours: 4
    (See footnote 1 below)

Fourth Year


Fall


  • Molec. Biophysics Module Credit Hours: 4
  • Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Elective Credit Hours: 4

Spring


  • Molec. Biophysics Module Credit Hours: 4
  • Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Elective Credit Hours: 4

Footnotes


  1. Humanites and Social Science (H&SS) courses should minimally add up to 24 credits.
  2. Molecular Biology may be taken in the spring of the third year.
  3. Students may substitute CHEM 4410 and CHEM 4460.

Molecular Biophysics Modules (Choose 2)


Laboratory Option (Choose 1)


Recommended Electives


  • BCBP 2990 - Research Thesis

Paths


Depending on immediate and long-range goals, students whose plans include one or more of the following career paths are advised to consider including the courses listed below among their module, option, or free elective choices. Students should consult their advisers when selecting courses from these lists.

Graduate School—Biochemistry


 

  • BCBP 2990 - Research Thesis

Biotechnology Industry—Management/Law


  • Other courses of economics and management

Medical/Dental School


  • Other courses in biology

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