Bioinformatics Minor

Bioinformatics is a rapidly expanding interdisciplinary field focused on collecting, processing, and analyzing vast amounts of biological and biomedical data and has become an indispensable component of biomedical research. The Minor in Bioinformatics offers an opportunity for students majoring in other disciplines to acquire the foundations of the field and add in-demand skills to their portfolio.

Students are responsible for completing the prerequisites for all courses taken for the Bioinformatics minor.

Requirements

Prerequisites
CIST 1400INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE I 13
BIOL 1450BIOLOGY I5
Total Credits8
Required Courses
Core Courses
BIOI 1000INTRODUCTION TO BIOINFORMATICS3
BIOI 2000FOUNDATIONS OF BIOINFORMATICS3
BIOI 3000APPLIED BIOINFORMATICS3
Elective Courses
Select 9 hours from the following:9
ADVANCED BIOINFORMATICS PROGRAMMING
INDEPENDENT STUDY 2
SUPERVISED RESEARCH IN BIOLOGY 2
BIOINFORMATICS ALGORITHMS
DATABASE SEARCH AND PATTERN DISCOVERY IN BIOINFORMATICS
COMPUTERIZED GENETIC SEQUENCE ANALYSIS
SPECIAL TOPICS IN BIOINFORMATICS
SENIOR PROJECT IN BIOINFORMATICS I
SENIOR PROJECT IN BIOINFORMATICS II
GENETICS
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF THE CELL
MOLECULAR GENETICS
CELLULAR BIOLOGY
GRAPH THEORY & APPLICATIONS
DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
Total Credits18