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Bioinformatics

For students attending: Oakton 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 EGL 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one course from the following subjects: English (any course from 113-242, except 150, 210, and 212), History, Humanities, or Philosophy (not 105).  
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one course from the following subjects: Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology (not 230, 231, or 240), Social Sciences (not 240), or Sociology (not 240).  
  • 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:

OAKTON COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MAT 250 Calculus I MATH 151
MAT 251 Calculus II MATH 152
MAT 252 Calculus III MATH 251
PHY 221 General Physics I PHYS 123
PHY 222 General Physics II PHYS 221
PHY 223 Modern Physics PHYS 224
CSC 155 or CSC 156 C++ Computer Science I or JAVA Computer Science I CS 115 and 116
CSC 240 or 241 C++ Data Structures or JAVA Data Structures CS 331
MAT 144 Discrete Mathematics CS 330
CHM 121 General College Chemistry I CHEM 124
CHM 122 General College Chemistry II CHEM 125
CHM 221 or 223 Organic Chemistry I CHEM 237
BIO 104 Human Genetics BIOL 214
BIO 122 General College Biology II BIOL 107
BIO 231 Human Anatomy and Physiology I BIOL 115
BIO 251 Microbiology BIOL 210 and 225

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

Updated October 2018