Suggested Course Sequence Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics

Degree Requirements

First Year - First Semester

BIOI 1000Introduction to Bioinformatics

3

CIST 1400Introduction to Computer Programming

3

ENGL 1150English Composition I

3

MATH 1950Calculus I

5

Total Credit Hours:14

First Year - Second Semester

BIOL 1450Biology I

5

CSCI 1620Introduction to Computer Science II

3

ENGL 1160English Composition II

3

MATH 1960Calculus II

5

Total Credit Hours:16

Summer Session(s)

MATH 2030Discrete Mathematics

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Second Year - First Semester

BIOI 3000Applied Bioinformatics

3

CIST 2100Organizations, Applications and Technology

3

CHEM 1180General Chemistry I

3 credits

CHEM 1184General Chemistry I Laboratory

1

Social & Behavioral Sciences

3 Credits

CSCI 3320Data Structures

3

Total Credit Hours:13

Second Year - Second Semester

BIOI 3500Advanced Bioinformatics Programming

3

BIOL 2140Genetics

4

CIST 3000Advanced Composition for IS & T

3

CHEM 1190General Chemistry II

3

CHEM 1194General Chemistry II Laboratory

1

SPCH 1110Public Speaking Fundamentals

3

Total Credit Hours:17

Second Year - Summer Session(s)

Humanities/U.S. Diversity

3 Credits

Third Year - First Semester

CSCI 4830Introduction Software Engineering

3

BIOL 3020Molecular Biology of the Cell

3

CHEM 2210Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry

4

CHEM 2214Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry Laboratory

1

CSCI 4850Data Base Management Systems

3

Total Credit Hours:14

Third Year - Second Semester

BIOI 4870Database Search and Pattern Discovery in Bioinformatics

3

CHEM 3650Fundamentals of Biochemistry

3

CHEM 3654Fundamentals of Biochemistry Laboratory

1

Elective

1 Credit

CSCI 3710Introduction to Digital Design and Computer Organization

3

Humanities/Fine Arts.

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:14

Fourth Year - First Semester

BIOI 4970Senior Project in Bioinformatics I

1

CIST 2500Introduction to Applied Statistics for IS&T.

3

Humanities/Fine Arts.

3 Credits

Social & Behavioral Sciences

3 Credits

And

ISQA 4890Data Warehousing and Data Mining

3

Or

CSCI 4150Graph Theory & Applications

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Fourth Year - Second Semester

BIOI 4960Seminar in Bioinformatics

1

BIOI 4980Senior Project in Bioinformatics II

2

And

BIOL 4130Molecular Genetics

4

Or

BIOL 4140Cellular Biology

4

And

CIST 3110IT Ethics

3 credits

Or

Humanities

3 credits

And

Social & Behavioral Sciences

3 Credits

Or

Cultural Diversity

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:13

Total Hours for BSBI degree .................................. 120