University of Guelph 2003-2004 Undergraduate Calendar

X--Degree Programs, Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

Biophysics (Co-op) (BIOP:C)

Department of Physics, College of Physical and Engineering Science.

Major (Honours Program)

Since some of the required courses are not offered every semester, students entering the Major in Biophysics (Co-op) should plan their program in consultation with the Department of Physics Departmental Advisor.

To graduate from the Co-op program a minimum of 4 successfully completed work terms is normally required.

This major requires the completion of 21.25 credits as indicated below:

Semester 1 - Fall

The program for the first semester is the same as the Major in Biophysics (regular) program.

Semester 2 - Winter

BIOL*1040 [0.50] Biology II

CHEM*1050 [0.50] General Chemistry II

COOP*1100 [0.00] Introduction to Co-operative Education

1 physics course from the following list (PHYS*1010 recommended):

PHYS*1010 [0.50] Introductory Electricity and Magnetism

PHYS*1080 [0.50] Introductory Physics for the Life Sciences II

PHYS*1130 [0.50] Introductory Physics with Applications II

One of:

CIS*2650 [0.50] Programming II

0.50 Arts or Social Science elective

One of:

MATH*1210 [0.50] Calculus II

MATH*2080 [0.50] Elements of Calculus II

Semester 3 - Fall

MATH*2160 [0.50] Linear Algebra I

MATH*2200 [0.50] Advanced Calculus I

PHYS*2440 [0.75] Mechanics I

PHYS*2460 [0.75] Electricity and Magnetism I

One of:

BIOL*2210 [0.50] Introductory Cell Biology

MBG*2000 [0.50] Introductory Genetics

Winter Semester

COOP*1000 [0.00] Co-op Work Term I

Semester 4 - Summer

CHEM*2580 [0.50] Introductory Biochemistry

MATH*2170 [0.50] Differential Equations I

PHYS*2260 [0.50] Experimental Basis of Quantum Physics

PHYS*3240 [0.50] Statistical Physics I

0.50 Arts or Social Science elective*

*1.00 must be taken as Arts or Social Science electives in this Major

Fall Semester

COOP*2000 [0.00] Co-op Work Term II

Semester 5 - Winter

CHEM*3560 [0.50] Structure and Function in Biochemistry

PHYS*2030 [0.50] Biophysics of Excitable Cells

PHYS*2450 [0.75] Mechanics II

PHYS*2470 [0.75] Electricity and Magnetism II

PHYS*3220 [0.50] Waves and Optics

Summer Semester

COOP*3000 [0.00] Co-op Work Term III

Semester 6 - Fall

MATH*3100 [0.50] Differential Equations II

PHYS*3100 [0.75] Electronics

PHYS*3230 [0.50] Quantum Mechanics I

1.00 elective

Semester 7 - Winter

CHEM*4580 [0.50] Membrane Biochemistry

PHYS*3510 [0.50] Intermediate Laboratory

PHYS*4040 [0.50] Quantum Mechanics II

PHYS*4540 [0.50] Molecular Biophysics

0.50 elective

Summer Semester

COOP*4000 [0.00] Co-op Work Term IV

Semester 8 - Fall

CHEM*4570 [0.50] Applied Biochemistry

PHYS*4120 [0.50] Atomic and Molecular Physics

PHYS*4240 [0.50] Statistical Physics II

PHYS*4560 [0.50] Biophysical Methods

One of:

PHYS*4500 [0.50] Advanced Physics Laboratory

0.50 elective


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