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Bioinformatics

For students attending: Kankakee 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 1613 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: English (1713-2813) History, Humanities,  or Philosophy. 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, 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:

KKC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MATH 2515 Calculus/Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MATH 2524 Calculus/Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MATH 2534 Calculus/Analytic Geometry III MATH 251
MATH 1843 Discrete Mathematics CS 330
PHYS 2614 Physics I PHYS 123
PHYS 2624 Physics II PHYS 221
PHYS 2634 Physics III PHYS 224
CHEM 1614 General Chemistry I CHEM 124
CHEM 1624 General Chemistry II CHEM 125
CHEM 2714 Organic Chemistry I CHEM 237 
BIOL 1514 General Biology I BIOL 107 
BIOL 1534 Human Biology BIOL 115
BIOL 2714 Microbiology BIOL 210 and 225
COSC 2513 Introduction to Computer Science CS 115 and 116
COSC 2624 Computer Programming in C++ CS 331

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

Updated October 2018