About this Program
This minor is open to all students who have a science background and who meet course prerequisites.
It is particularly appropriate for students majoring in biology, mathematics, microbiology and cell science, statistics and zoology, and for students who are interested in professional programs in dentistry, medicine and pharmacy.
Microbiology and cell science majors should meet with their academic advisors before applying to this minor to plan a program of study. No more than three credits of the required courses below and 3-4 credits of the electives below can count toward both the major and the minor.
There are 12 required credits, consisting of three courses and a capstone independent study course, and one 3 or 4 credit elective.
|Python Programming for Biology (spring only)|
|Bioinformatics (fall only)|
|BSC 4434C||Introduction to Bioinformatics||3|
|BSC 4913||Independent Research in Bioinformatics||3|
|MCB 4320C||The Microbiome (spring only)||3|
|BSC 4914||Advanced Independent Research in Bioinformatics||3|
|HOS 3305||Introduction to Plant Molecular Biology (fall only)||3|
|MAP 4484||Modeling in Mathematical Biology (spring only)||3|
|PCB 4674||Evolution (fall and spring only)||4|
|PCB 5065||Advanced Genetics (fall only)||4|