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2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Bioinformatics, BS (43-653) - Biological Science Option (0030) (120 hours)

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Major, Bachelor of Science Degree

The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Bioinformatics will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts
  • Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles
  • Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline
  • Apply computational, mathematical and statistical approaches to analyze biological data
  • Integrate informatics including statistical software packages with fundamental biological principles to solve problems

Bioinformatics, BS (43-653) - Biological Science Option (0030) (4 year Guide)  

Major Requirements: 80.5-82.5 Semester Hours

Biological Science Option: 22 Semester Hours

Electives from the following: 12 Semester Hours

General Education Requirements: 29 Semester Hours

All students must complete a minimum of 42 credit hours in general education. See The General Education Program Requirements  for the full listing of requirements. The following general education courses are required by this major:

Free Electives: 8.5-10.5 Semester Hours

Minimum Total: 120 Semester Hours

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