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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
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PHYS 325 - Biophysics

Prerequisites, MATH 111  or MATH 116 , and PHYS 107 PHYS 108  or PHYS 101 PHYS 102 . This course is a general introduction to the application of the principles, methods, and techniques of physics to understand fundamental phenomena in biology at the molecular and cellular levels. The course consists of complementary perspectives of life, an equilibrium view of life at rest and a non-equilibrium view of life in motion, undertaken with a necessarily interdisciplinary approach, integrating concepts from physics (statistical thermodynamics, classical mechanics, electromagnetism), biology, chemistry, and biochemistry. (Offered as needed.) 3 credits