Certificate in Bioinformatics

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.

Professional Certificate - Bioinformatics

College Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 12

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2017-2018


Required Courses6
Elective Courses3
Total Hours9

Required Courses

Rule: 6 Credits

Select two of the following:6
Fund of Computer Science I
Computer Mdlng/Science Majors
Computational Biology
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Elective Courses

Rule: Student must complete one of the following courses

Note: BIOB 488 may fulfill this requirement if not taken as part of the core.

Select one of the following:3
Advanced Biochemistry I
Programming for Biology
Data Visualization
Pattern Recognition
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-