Bioinformatics Certificate

The Biological Sciences have become more and more data intensive. Many biological biochemistry experiments, including genomic sequencing, gene expression experiments, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Mass Spec, Etc., generate huge quantities of data. This certificate ensures that the student has the computational skills necessary to analyze and manipulates such large quantities of data.

Post-Secondary Certificate - Bioinformatics

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 12

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2019-2020


Required Courses6
Elective Courses6
Total Hours12

Required Courses

Complete all of the following courses:6
CSCI 135
Fund of Computer Science I
or BIOB 488
Programming for Biology
CSCI 451
Computational Biology
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Elective Courses

Note: BIOB 488 may only fulfill this requirement if not taken as a required course.

Complete two of the following courses:6
BCH 480
Advanced Biochemistry I
BIOB 486
BIOB 488
Programming for Biology
CSCI 444
Data Visualization
CSCI 448
Pattern Recognition
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-