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Bioinformatics

For students attending: Waubonsee 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 ENG 101 will complete this requirement.
  • B. Humanities – Choose three courses from the following subjects: ART (100-106), ENG (211-265), HIS, HUM, PHL, or RLG. NOTE: These three courses will transfer as the 200-level Humanities elective and one 300-level Humanities elective.
  • C. Social Sciences – Choose three courses from the following subjects: ANT, ECN, GEO, IDS (110-220), PSC, PSY (NOT 200), SSC, or SOC. NOTE: These three courses will transfer as the lower-level Social Sciences elective and one 300-level Social Sciences electives.
  • 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:

WCC COURSE TITLE IIT EQUIVALENT
MTH 131 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I MATH 151
MTH 132 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II MATH 152
MTH 233 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II MATH 251
PHY 221 General Physics I PHYS 123
PHY 222 General Physics II PHYS 221
PHY 223 General Physics III PHYS 224
CHM 121 General Chemistry CHEM 124
CHM 122  Chemistry and Quantitative Analysis  CHEM 125 
CHM 231 Organic Chemistry I CHEM 237
BIO 120 Principles of Biology I BIOL 107 and 109
BIO 260 Human Structure and Function BIOL 115 and 117
BIO 250 Microbiology BIOL 210 and 225
CIS 150 Java Programming CS 115 and 116
CIS 230 Advanced Java CS 331

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

Updated April 2018