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Emphasis title: Bioinfomatics

Rationale: Advances in genetic engineering and theoretical biology are fueled by computer technology. To fully understand how computers might be applied to this field, knowledge of Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology are important. The courses taken in this emphasis, emphasize such understanding.

For the emphasis in Bioinformatics, a choice among the following courses would likely meet your advisor's approval.

Courses:

BIOL 392
BIOL 393
BIOL 430
BIOL 466
BIOL 483
Cell Biology
Genetics
Molecular Biology Techniques
Immunology
Philosophy of Origins and Speciation
4
4
4 or 5
4
3
CHEM 321, 322, 323
CHEM 325, 326
CHEM 431
Organic Chemistry
Introduction to Organic Laboratory
Biochemistry
4,4,3
1,1
4

Necessary Cognates:

BIOL 101, 102, 103
BIOL 250
General Biology
Biostatistics (substitutes for MATH 206)
12
4
CHEM 141, 142, 143
CHEM 144, 145, 146
General Chemistry
General Chemistry Laboratory
9
3