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Bioinformatics

For students attending: Elgin Community College
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: History, Humanities (not 116),  International Studies, or Literature.  
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology (not 230, 231), Economics, Geography, Political Science (not 219), Psychology (not 201), or Sociology. 
  • D. Humanities or Social Sciences – Choose an additional course from section B or section C, or a foreign language course.

II. Required courses for the Bioinformatics degree:

ECC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MTH 190 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MTH 210 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MTH 230 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II MATH 251
CIS 127 Discrete Structures CS 330
CIS 207 Java Programming CS 115 and 116
CIS 223 Computer Science II CS 331
PHY 211 Engineering Physics I PHYS 123
PHY 212 Engineering Physics II PHYS 221
PHY 213 Engineering Physics III PHYS 223
CHM 142 General Chemistry I CHEM 124
CHM 143 General Chemistry II CHEM 125
CHM 234 Organic Chemistry I CHEM 237
CHM 235 Organic Chemistry II CHEM 239 and 240
BIO 113 Molecular & Cellular Biology BIOL 107 and 109
BIO 240 Human Anatomy & Physiology BIOL 115 and 117
BIO 265 General Microbiology BIOL 210 and 225

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

Updated October 2018