BIOM 526 - Biological Physics

  • 3 credits
  • Online

Mathematical and physical modeling of biological systems. Mass transport in cellular environments. Electrical/mechanical properties of biomolecules.

This course has print-based exams that require a proctor. Exams may be taken at the University Testing Center at Colorado State University, or at an accredited College or University Testing Center in your area. To request to take your exam at an accredited testing site in your area, please submit a Proctor Identification Form at least two weeks prior to the first exam in the course.

This course can be applied towards:


MATH 340 (Introduction to Ordinary Differential Equations) or MATH 345 (Differential Equations); PH 122 (General Physics II) or PH 142 (Physics for Scientists and Engineers II (GT-SC1)). Credit not allowed for both BIOM 526 and ECE 526.

Important Information

Military personnel admitted to a College of Engineering online degree program may be eligible for a 15% tuition discount. Tuition discounts can only be given if you provide the appropriate discount code at the time of registration. Call (877) 491-4336 or email to learn more.

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • Biological Physics: Energy, Information, Life (2008)
    P. Nelson, Freeman