Suggested Course Sequence Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics

Degree Requirements

First Year - First Semester

BIOI 1000Introduction to Bioinformatics

3 credits

CIST 1400Introduction to Computer Programming

3 credits

ENGL 1150English Composition I

3 credits

MATH 1950Calculus I

5 credits

Total Credit Hours:14

First Year - Second Semester

BIOL 1450Biology I

5 credits

CSCI 1620Introduction to Computer Science II

3 credits

ENGL 1160English Composition II

3 credits

MATH 1960Calculus II

5 credits

Total Credit Hours:16

Summer Session(s)

MATH 2030Discrete Mathematics

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

Second Year - First Semester

BIOI 3000Applied Bioinformatics

3 credits

CIST 2100Organizations, Applications and Technology

3 credits

Counts as Social Science for General Education

CHEM 1180General Chemistry I

3 credits

CHEM 1184General Chemistry I Laboratory

1 credit

CSCI 3320Data Structures

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:13

Second Year - Second Semester

BIOI 3500Advanced Bioinformatics Programming

3 credits

BIOL 2140Genetics

4 credits

CIST 3000Advanced Composition for IS & T

3 credits

CHEM 1190General Chemistry II

3 credits

CHEM 1194General Chemistry II Laboratory

1 credit

SPCH 1110Public Speaking Fundamentals

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:17

Second Year - Summer Session(s)

Humanities/U.S. Diversity

3 Credits

Third Year - First Semester

CSCI 4830Introduction Software Engineering

3 credits

BIOL 3020Molecular Biology of the Cell

3 credits

CHEM 2210Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry

4 credits

CHEM 2214Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry Laboratory

1 credit

CSCI 4850Data Base Management Systems

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:14

Third Year - Second Semester

BIOI 4870Database Search and Pattern Discovery in Bioinformatics

3 credits

CHEM 3650Fundamentals of Biochemistry

3 credits

CHEM 3654Fundamentals of Biochemistry Laboratory

1 credit

Elective

1 Credit

CSCI 3710Introduction to Digital Design and Computer Organization

3 credits

Humanities/Fine Arts.

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:14

Fourth Year - First Semester

BIOI 4970Senior Project in Bioinformatics I

1 credit

CIST 2500Introduction to Applied Statistics for IS&T.

3 credits

Humanities/Fine Arts.

3 Credits

Social & Behavioral Sciences

3 Credits

And

ISQA 4890/CSCI 4890Data Warehousing and Data Mining

3 credits

Or

CSCI 4150/MATH 4150Graph Theory & Applications

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:16

Fourth Year - Second Semester

BIOI 4960Seminar in Bioinformatics

1 credit

BIOI 4980Senior Project in Bioinformatics II

2 credits

And

BIOL 4130Molecular Genetics

4 credits

Or

BIOL 4140/BIOL 8146Cellular Biology

4 credits

And

CIST 3110Information Technology Ethics

3 credits

Counts as Humanities Fine Arts for General Education

And

Social Behavioral Sciences with Global Diversity

3

Total Credit Hours:17

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