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Bioinformatics

For students attending: City Colleges of Chicago
Who plan to major in: Bioinformatics

THIS GUIDELINE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.

I. Core Curriculum Electives

  • A. Basic Writing Proficiency – A grade of “C” or better in ENGLISH 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: Comparative Religion, Fine Arts, History, Humanities, Literature, or Philosophy (not PHIL 105). 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology, Economics (not ECON 133), Geography, Political Science, Psychology (not PSYCH 240), Social Sciences, or Sociology.  
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C.

II. Required courses for the Bioinformatics degree:

CCC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MATH 207 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MATH 208 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MATH 209 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III MATH 251
MATH 146 Discrete Mathematics CS 330
CIS 144 Java-Based Programming Language CS 115 and CS 116
CIS 244 Advanced Java-Based Programming CS 331
PHYSICS 235 Mechanics & Wave Motion PHYS 123
PHYSICS 236 Electricity & Magnetism PHYS 221
PHYSICS 237 Heat light and Modern Physics PHYS 224
CHEMISTRY 201 General Chemistry I CHEM 124
CHEMISTRY 203 General Chemistry II CHEM 125
CHEMISTRY 205 Organic Chemistry I CHEM 237
BIOLOGY 121 Biology I BIOL 107 and 109
BIOLOGY 115 Human Biology BIOL 115 and 117
BIOLOGY 241 Genetics BIOL 214
MICROBIOLOGY 233 General Microbiology BIOL 210 and 225

Please contact Undergraduate Academic Affairs with any questions regarding course equivalencies.

Updated October 2018