Bioinformatics, B.S.

Bioinformatics is the fastest growing field in Biology. In general terms, bioinformatics is the synthesis of computational methods and biological systems and comprises many sub-fields that approach different questions in biology. A Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics will prepare students to enter a variety of fields such as: medical informatics and interventions, new agricultural paradigms, pharmaceutical discovery, and molecular genealogy predictions, among others. This degree would provide students with the knowledge, skills, and experience to be competitive for both graduate school and employment opportunities.

Matriculation Requirements

BIOL 1610 College Biology I BB with C- or higher,

CS 1400 Fundamentals of Programming with a C+ or higher, and 

Approval of Biology Department  or Computer Science Department advisor.