The School of Arts & Sciences

Department of Computer Science & Mathematics

Suggested three-year study plan

B.S. in Bioinformatics (104 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.

First Year

Fall

Number Course Cr
BIO 201  General Biology I               4
ENG 202 Sophomore Rhetoric* 3
CHM 201 Chemical Principles 3
MTH 201 Calculus III 3
BIF 243 Introduction to Object-oriented Programming 3
 Total 16

Spring 

Number Course Cr
BIO 202  General Biology II               4
ENG 203 Fundamentals of Oral Communication* 3
MTH 207 Discrete Structures I 3
BIF 245 Objects and Data Abstraction 3
BIF 244 Introduction to Script Programming 3
 Total 16

 Summer I 

Number Course Cr
PED 2—  Physical Education*             1
ARA 2—/3— Arabic Language/Literature* 3
  LAC Elective* 3
 Total 7

Second Year 

Fall

Number Course Cr
BIO 321  Genetics        3
BIO 322 Genetics Lab 1
PHY 301 Classical Physics for Life Sciences 3
CHM 311 Organic Chemistry I 3
BIF 310

Algorithms and Data Structures

3
 BIF —- Bioinformatics Elective 3
 Total 16

 Spring

Number Course Cr
BCH 301 Introduction to Biochemistry        4
CHM 312 Organic Chemistry II 3
PHY 305 Modern Physics for Life Sciences 3
BIF 415 Introduction to Bioinformatics 3
BIF 205 Biostatistics 3
 Total 16

Third Year 

Fall 

Number Course Cr
BIO 345 Cell & Molecular Biology      4
BIF 524 Data Mining 3
BIF —- Bioinformatics Elective 3
BIF 599 Capstone Project 3
HLT 201

Basic Health*

1
 BIF 375 Database Management Systems 3
 Total 17

Spring 

Number Course Cr
BIF —- Bioinformatics Elective 3
BIF —- Bioinformatics Elective 3
  LAC Elective 3
  LAC Elective 3
 

LAC Elective

3
 ETH 201 Moral Reasoning 1
 Total 16

 *Liberal Arts Curriculum (LAC) Course


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