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Bioinformatics

For students attending: Triton 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 RHT 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose one 3 credit hour course from the following subjects: ART (any course from 111-114); ENG (any course from 101-296); HIS; HUM; MUS 215 or 216; PHL (not 102). 
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose one 3 credit hour course from the following subjects: ANT; ECO 102 or 103; GEO 104-106; PSC; PSY 100-296; SOC 100-296; or SSC. 
  • 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:

TRITON COURSE

TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MAT 131 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MAT 133 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MAT 235 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III MATH 251
MAT 341 Differential Equations MATH 252 (See note 1)
MAT 224 Linear Algebra MATH 332 (See note 2)
PHY 106 General Physics I PHYS 123
PHY 107  General Physics II PHYS 221 
PHY 108 General Physics III PHYS 224
CHM 140 General Chemistry CHEM 124
CHM 141 General Chemistry II CHEM 125
CHM 234 Organic Chemistry I CHEM 237
BIS 150  Principles of Biology I BIOL 107
BIS 101 Human Biology BIOL 115
BIS 222 Principles of Microbiology BIOL 210 and 225
CIS 263 Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming CS 115 and 116
CIS 125 Discrete Math for Computing CS 330
CIS 295 Data Structures with C++ CS 331

Note 1) For students choosing the Computational Biology track.

Note 2) For students choosing the Applied Bioinformatics track.

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

Updated October 2018.