Apr 19, 2019  
Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 [Archived Catalog]

Biochemistry and Biophysics


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 4420.
  4. Students may substitute CHEM 1100 for CHEM 1110.
  5. Students may substitute for Senior Research Thesis any 4000 or 6000 level BCBP, BIOL or CHEM course that is not a required course or one that has been used to fulfill the Laboratory Option or the requirement for two Molecular Biophysics Modules.

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