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Dr. Stephen M. Jodis, DeanThe Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and ComputingPhone: (724) email@example.com
The Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Science, Mathematics, and Computing
The Bioinformatics Undergraduate Degree program at Saint Vincent College applies the discrete analytical tools of mathematics and computer science to the fields of biology, biochemistry, biophysics, medicine, and health.
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Applicants to the program have the opportunity to apply for a four year, $5000 annual STEP Scholarship. The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Talent Expansion Program or STEP, is a national initiative that encourages global competitiveness in the sciences. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in the Collaborative Learning Program, a peer-led learning program, as well as the Emerging Research Scholars Program.
Major Requirements (63 credits)
Bioinformatics Requirements (10 credits) BIN 218 Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Proteomics - 3 creditsBIN 219 Biomedical Informatics - 3 credits BIN 357 Bioinformatics Junior Seminar - 1 creditBIN 358 Bioinformatics Senior Research - 2 creditsBIN 359 Bioinformatics Senior Seminar - 1 credit
Mathematics Requirements (4 credits)
MA 111 Calculus I - 4 credits
Chemistry Requirements (12 credits) CH 101 General Chemistry I - 3 creditsCH 102 General Chemistry II - 3 creditsCH 103 General Chemistry Laboratory I - 1 creditCH 104 General Chemistry Laboratory II - 1 creditCH 221 Organic Chemistry I- 3 creditsCH 223 Organic Chemistry I Laboratory - 1 credit
Major Requirements (64 credits)
Mathematics Requirements (8 credits)
MA 112 Calculus II - 4 credits
Chemistry Requirements (8 credits)
CH 101 General Chemistry I - 3 creditsCH 102 General Chemistry II - 3 creditsCH 103 General Chemistry Laboratory I - 1 creditCH 104 General Chemistry Laboratory II - 1 credit
Fall and SpringGeneral Chemistry - 3 creditsGeneral Chemistry Laboratory - 1 creditCIS 110/111 or CIS 109 - 3 creditsGeneral Biology - 3 creditsGeneral Biology Laboratory - 1 creditCore - 3 credits
All students will take a three (3) credit course designated as a Freshman Seminar which will satisfy a core curriculum requirement.