Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics

Bioinformatics is an interdisciplinary field that develops methods and software tools for understanding biological data. As an interdisciplinary field of science, bioinformatics combines computer science, statistics, mathematics, and engineering to analyze and interpret biological data.

Requirements (75 units)

Total units required for graduation: 120

Requirements for the B.S. in Bioinformatics

(Program Code: BINF)

Lower-division requirements (50)
BIOL 2010Principles of Biology I5
BIOL 2020Principles of Biology II5
CSE 2010Computer Science I4
CSE 2020Computer Science II4
CHEM 2100General Chemistry I4
CHEM 2100LGeneral Chemistry I Laboratory1
CHEM 2200General Chemistry II4
CHEM 2200LGeneral Chemistry II Laboratory1
CHEM 2300Organic Chemistry for Life Sciences4
MATH 2210Calculus I4
MATH 2220Calculus II4
MATH 2265Statistics with Applications3
MATH 2310Applied Linear Algebra4
MATH 2720Discrete Mathematics3
Upper-division requirements (25)
BIOL 3120Molecular Biology4
CHEM 4100Biochemistry I3
CSE 4310Algorithm Analysis3
CSE 4880Ethics Senior Seminar3
CSE 5160Machine Learning3
CSE 5500Advanced Bioinformatics I: Sequence Analysis3
CSE 5510Advanced Bioinformatics II: Numerical Modeling3
CSE 5720Database Systems3
Total Units75