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Bioinformatics and Computational Biology BS - Biological Sciences Concentration - Curricular Plan

(HEGIS: 04.00 BIOLOGICAL SCI UNCLASSFD, CIP: 26.1103 Bioinformatics)

Curricular Plan

A Curricular Plan provides a roadmap for completing this academic program and the UB Curriculum on time. Your actual plan may vary depending on point of entry to the university, course placement and/or waivers based on standardized test scores, earned alternative credit and/or college transfer credit.

All students are encouraged to use this plan in conjunction with other academic planning resources such as your academic advisor, the HUB Academic Advisement Report, My Planner and Path Finder tool.

In addition to following this course roadmap, all other admission and academic requirements of this major as listed in the Undergraduate Catalog must be met in order to successfully complete this degree.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
UB Seminar UBS 3
BIO 200LLB Evolutionary Biology M/SLI1 5
CHE 101LLR General Chemistry & CHE 113 Lab M/SLI2 5
MTH 141LR College Calculus 1 M/MQR 4
Total Credits: 17
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
BIO 201LEC Cell Biology & BIO 211LAB M 4
CHE 102LLR General Chemistry & CHE 114LBR M 5
MTH 142LR College Calculus 2 M 4
ENG 105LEC Writing and Rhetoric CL1 4
Total Credits: 17

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
BIO 499TUT Independent Study M 1
CHE 203LEC Organic Chem & CHE 205LBR M 5
CSE 115 Introduction to Computer Science for Majors I M 4
MTH 411 Probability M 4
Pathway and Diversity Learning DIV/P 3
Total Credits: 17
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
BIO 305LEC Fund of Bio Chemistry M 3
BIO 499TUT Independent Study M 1
CSE 116 Introduction to Computer Science for Majors II M 4
MTH 412LR Intro Statistical Inferenc or STA 302 Intro to Statistical Inference M or M 4 or 4
Pathway P 3
Total Credits: 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
BIO 319LEC Genetics M 3
BIO 329LLB Genetics Laboratory or BIO 315LLB Fund of Bio Chemistry Lab M or M 2 or 2
BIO 387LEC Communicating in Biology CL2 3
BIO 499TUT Independent Study M 1
Pathway Course P 3
Pathway Course P 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
BCH 419LEC Bioinformatics & Comp Bio M 3
BIO 302LEC Molecular Biology M 3
BIO 315LLB Fund of Bio Chemistry Lab (If BIO 329LLB Genetics Lab was not taken in Fall) M 2
BIO 498TUT Undergraduate Research M 3
Pathway Course P 3
Pathway P 3
Total Credits: 17

Senior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
MTH 337LR Scientific and Math Comp or BIO 400LLB Bioinformatics/Genome Anal M or M 4 or 4
BIO 498TUT Undergraduate Research M 3
Major elective (300-400 level) M 4
Major elective (300-400 level) M 4
UBC 399 UB Capstone CAP 1
Total Credits: 16
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
BIO 400LLB Bioinformatics/Genome Anal M 4
BIO 494 Capstone M 3
BIO 498TUT Undergraduate Research M 3
Elective E* 4
Total Credits: 14
Total Credits Required for Degree:
128
Curricular Category Key
Category Description
M Course required for major (including pre-requisites needed for admission to major)
E Elective (course not required for major or UB Curriculum).

* Some electives may need to be completed at the upper-division (at least 300-level and above) to fulfill the upper division requirement for baccalaureate degree.
UB Curriculum
CAP UB Capstone
CL1/CL2 Communication Literacy (2 required)
DIV Diversity in the United States
MQR Math and Quantitative Reasoning
P Pathway Course (6 required: 3 Global, 3 Thematic)
SLI1/SLI2 Scientific Literacy and Inquiry (2 required)
UBS UB Seminar
Note: Some classes may count toward both a major (M) and UB Curriculum (UBC) requirement. Courses that count toward more than one requirement are indicated by a "/" (slash) in the category column, indicating which categories the course will satisfy.
 
Published: Nov 28, 2022 13:03:03