Science Informatics Major (B.S.)

Program Requirements

Students must complete 42 credits of General Education requirements and 3-9 credits of World Languages and Cultures Requirements.

Science Informatics Major Requirements
Science Informatics Courses
SCIF 110Introduction to Science Informatics3
SCIF 497Research Experience in Science Informatics I3
Biology/Molecular Biology Requirements
BIOL 230Cell and Molecular Biology4
BIOL 380Genetics4
BIOL 487Statistical Genomics3
or STAT 487 Statistical Genomics
Chemistry/Biochemistry Requirements
CHEM 120General Chemistry I4
CHEM 121General Chemistry II4
CHEM 230Organic Chemistry I3
Computer Science Requirements
CSIT 111Fundamentals of Programming I3
CSIT 112Fundamentals of Programming II3
CSIT 212Data Structures and Algorithms3
CSIT 337Internet Computing3
CSIT 355Database Systems3
Mathematics Requirements
CSIT 270Discrete Mathematics3
STAT 401Applied Statistics for the Sciences3
MATH 116Calculus A4
or MATH 122 Calculus I
Tracks and Electives
Select one of the tracks (see below)26-27
Total Credits79-80

Tracks

Computer Science

CSIT 315Software Engineering I3
CSIT 415Software Engineering II3
Select 20 credits of the following:20
Experimental Molecular Biology
Virology
Microbial Genetics
Genomics
Biochemistry I
Systems Administration
Web Services
Topics in Computer Science for Undergraduates
Calculus II
Probability
Science Informatics Summer Internship
Research Experience in Science Informatics II
Total Credits26

Bioinformatics

BIOL 112Principles of Biology I4
BIOL 113Principles of Biology II4
BIOL 350Microbiology4
BIOL 434Molecular Biology3
CHEM 231Organic Chemistry II3
CHEM 370Biochemistry I3
Select 6 credits of the following:6
Experimental Molecular Biology
Virology
Microbial Genetics
Genomics
Software Engineering I
Systems Administration
Web Services
Topics in Computer Science for Undergraduates
Calculus II
Probability
Science Informatics Summer Internship
Research Experience in Science Informatics II
Total Credits27

Cheminformatics

BIOL 350Microbiology4
BIOL 434Molecular Biology3
CHEM 231Organic Chemistry II3
CHEM 232Experimental Organic Chemistry I2
CHEM 370Biochemistry I3
CHEM 372Experimental Biochemistry I2
Select 9 credits of the following:9
Experimental Molecular Biology
Virology
Microbial Genetics
Genomics
Software Engineering I
Systems Administration
Web Services
Topics in Computer Science for Undergraduates
Calculus II
Probability
Science Informatics Summer Internship
Research Experience in Science Informatics II
Total Credits26