Key Details for Physics Majors

Advising and Key-Details

Please contact the Department of Physics Major Advising for most questions about course selection and scheduling. For questions related specifically to bioengineering courses, please contact

Key details for Physics majors:

  • Complete the Fundamentals of Bioengineering series (BIOE 251, 252, 253)
    • MATH 251 is a prerequisite for BIOE 251
    • MATH 252 is a prerequisite for BIOE 252 and BIOE 253
  • Complete 12 credits of upper-division electives
    • At least 4 credits must be BIOE subject code
    • Up to 8 PHYS credits may count towards both your physics major and the bioengineering minor
      • Physics majors may not count PHYS 351, 352 or 353 as electives for the bioengineering minor

Please fill out this survey to connect with the bioengineering advisor and to begin planning your minor.