Dec 02, 2021  
Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013 
Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science with Concentration in Bioinformatics - BA

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This course of study will provide computer science majors with a fundamental understanding of the most important aspects of quantitative and computational biology, including a solid background in biology, chemistry, mathematics, statistics, and computer science, with an emphasis on quantitative reasoning. Students opting to concentrate in bioinformatics are not required to takeCSCI 26000 , CSCI 26500 , and CSCI 36000 , but are strongly encouraged to take CSCI 26500 . Instead of 15 hours of 300-level and 400-level elective credits, the following requirements must be met:

Preliminary Courses


A student may declare a concentration in bioinformatics upon successful completion of CSCI 13500 - Software Analysis and Design I  when declaring computer science as a major field of study.

Required Courses

Students must obtain a grade of C or better in the following courses:

Recommended course sequence for students in the bioinformatics concentration: