Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences with a Major in Bioinformatics

Bioinformaticists use computers to analyze, organize, and visualize biological data in ways that increase the understanding of this data and lead to new discoveries. Graduates of this program will be well-qualified for many rewarding careers, including those in bioinformatics software development, biomedical research, biotechnology, comparative genomics, genomics, molecular imaging, pharmaceutical research and development, proteomics, and vaccine development. 

The following requirements must be fulfilled:

60 credits of general education including:
3 credits English composition
3 credits humanities
6 credits social science
8 credits biology with lab
8 credits of general or inorganic chemistry with lab
4 credits of organic chemistry with lab or 4 credits of genetics with lab
8 credits in computer science (or related coursework in programming languages)
4 credits in calculus
3 credits in statistics
13 credits in elective courses. Additional courses in biology, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, and/or statistics are recommended.
HSCI 2105Current Issus in Bioethics
HSCI 2112WWriting in the Health Sciences
HSCI 4106Intro to Epidemiology for HS
HSCI 4112WRsrch/Wrtng in Health Sciences
INFR 3101Introduction to Bioinformatics
INFR 3102Scripting
INFR 3103Genomics
INFR 4120Bioinformatics Algorithms
INFR 4121High Performance Computing
INFR 4122Advanced Scripting
INFR 4123Statistical Genetics
INFR 4203Seminar in Computational Biology
6 credits from the following (may be repeated for credit):
INFR 4204Bioinformatics Internship
INFR 4205Bioinformatics Research Project
9 credits from the following:
INFR 3104Human Genetics
HSCI 3105Biochemistry
HSCI 3106Microbiology for Health Sciences
HSCI 3117Principles of Biostatistics for Health Sciences
9 credits from the following:
INFR 4101Introduction to Medical Informatics
INFR 4102Survey of Medicine for Informaticians
INFR 4104Medical Informatics Terminology & Standards
INFR 4105Consumer Health Informatics
INFR 4106Population Health for Medical Informatics