Programs

BS in Bioinformatics Suggested Study Plan

This program requires 100 credits.

This study plan is offered as a guideline only. Please consult with the department at either campus regarding the availability of course offerings for any given semester.

Year I

Fall (16 credits)

Number Course Cr
BIO201 General Biology I 4
ENG 202 Advanced Academic English1 3
CHM201 Chemical Principles 3
MTH201 Calculus III 3
BIF243 Introduction to Object-oriented Programming 3

Spring (16 credits)

Number Course Cr
BIO202  General Biology II               4
ENG203 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3
MTH207 Discrete Structures I 3
BIF245 Objects and Data Abstraction 3
BIF244 Introduction to Script Programming 3

 Summer I (6 credits)

Number Course Cr
LAC Elective LAC Elective 3
LAC Elective LAC Elective 3

Year II

Fall (16 credits)

Number Course Cr
BIO321 Genetics        3
BIO322 Genetics Lab 1
PHY301 Classical Physics for Life Sciences 3
CHM311 Organic Chemistry I 3
BIF310 Algorithms and Data Structures 3
LAC Elective LAC Elective 3

 Spring (16 credits)

Number Course Cr
BCH301 Introduction to Biochemistry        4
BIF205 Biostatistics 3
BIF415 Introduction to Bioinformatics 3
CHM312 Organic Chemistry II 3
LAC Elective LAC Elective 3

Year III

Fall (15 credits)

Number Course Cr
BIF345 Cell and Molecular Biology 3
BIF524 Data Mining 3
BIF375 Database Management Systems 3
BIF Elective Bioinformatics Elective 3
BIF Elective Bioinformatics Elective 3

Spring (15 credits)

Number Course Cr
BIF Elective Bioinformatics Elective 3
BIF Elective Bioinformatics Elective 3
BIF599 Capstone Project 3
LAC Elective LAC Elective 3
LAC Elective LAC Elective 3

*Liberal Arts Curriculum (LAC) course