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  Sep 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Bioinformatics Minor


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The program offers a minor in Bioinformatics for students interested in an academic or industrial career in computational biology for analysis of molecular data in health, diseases, environment and/or food research and industry.

Course Structure

To be awarded a minor in Bioinformatics, a student must successfully complete the following 18 credits depending on the students’ major.

Introductory Computing (3 credits)


Notes


¹Only bioinformatics and computational biology selected topics and guided studies courses will be counted towards the concentration. Requires advisor and chairs approval.

If a course from the list of possible electives for the minor is in the student’s major requirement, it does not fulfill the minor elective requirement.

Students are reminded to work out a feasible study plan for the required courses in this minor. In particular, they need to ensure that they have sufficient number of semesters left in the candidature to complete the courses and to note that BIOL 360/3600 and BIOL 361/3601 are only offered once a year.
 

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