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.
To be awarded a minor in Bioinformatics, a student must successfully complete the following 19 credits requirements:
One of the following introductory biology courses (4 credits):
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 a sufficient number of semesters left in the candidature to complete the courses and to note that BIOL 3600 and BIOL 3601 are only offered once a year.