Suggested Course Sequence: 2014-2015 BCS/BioInformatics


Term Begin with CS 115 Begin with CS 135 or CS 145
1A CS 115
MATH 135
MATH 137
BIO 130[1]
CHEM 120/120L
CS 135 or CS 145
MATH 135
MATH 137
BIO 130[1]
CHEM 120/120L
1B CS 116
MATH 136
MATH 138
BIO 239
CHEM 123/123L
CS 136 or CS 146
MATH 136
MATH 138
BIO 239
CHEM 123/123L
2A CS 136
CS 245[2]
BIO 240/240L
CHEM 266
Communication course[3]
CS 245
CS 246
BIO 240/240L
CHEM 266
Communication course[3]
2B CS 246
CS 251
MATH 239
STAT 230
CHEM 237 DE[4]
CS 241
MATH 239
STAT 230
Elective[5]
CHEM 237 DE[4]
3A CS 240
CS 241
STAT 231
BIOL 165
BIOL 365
CS 240
CS 251
STAT 231
BIOL 165
BIOL 365
3B BIOL 308
CS 341
Core[6]
Core[6]
Elective
BIOL 308
CS 341
Core[6]
Core[6]
Elective
4A CS 482
Core[6]
Core[6]
Elective
Elective
CS 482
Core[6]
Core[6]
Elective
Elective
4B CS 483
BIOL 465
Core[6]
Elective
Elective
CS 483
BIOL 465
Core[6]
Elective
Elective

Notes:

  1. Biol 130L must be completed at a later date.
  2. With CS Advisor consent.
  3. Communication courses:
  4. CHEM 237 is not offered on campus in the summer term, but may be taken by distance education in 2B or during an off-campus term.
  5. Students may take CS 251 in 2B, moving this elective to 3A.
  6. Recommended sequences for 3rd and 4th year core courses are:
    B.CS. (Bioinformatics) - CS350 (3B, fall), two additional courses from CS340-398 or 440-498, and one additional course from CS 440-498.
    B.Sc. (Bioinformatics) - CS350 (3B, fall), BIOL 434 (3B, fall) or a 4th year Biochemistry course, BIOL 342 (4A, summer), BIOL 331 (4B, winter).
    B.Sc. (Biology and Bioinformatics) - BIOL 434 (3B, fall), BIOL 342 (4A, summer), BIOL 331 (4B, winter), and two additional third- or fourth-year Biology or Biochemistry courses.

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