Minor in Bioinformatics

About the Minor

The Bioinformatics minor examines the application of computer technology and programming to biological fields such as genomics or proteomics. This multidisciplinary program is designed for science, engineering, math, and computer and information science majors who have a deep interest in biological data science. The minor is divided among courses in biology, programming and computation, information science and computer technology, and statistics.

Program Requirements

  • A grade of C or better must be earned for each course in this minor for it to be counted.
  • Students should check all pre-requisites of all classes when selecting courses. It is the responsibility of the student to know the pre-requisites.
  • Students must complete a minimum of 25-26 credits of coursework as follows:
BIO 218Principles of Molecular Biology4.0
or BIO 211 Cell, Molecular & Developmental Biology II
BIO 331Bioinformatics I3.0
BIO 413Genomics3.0
Programming and Computation
CS 171Computer Programming I3.0
CS 172Computer Programming II3.0
Information Science and Computer Technology
INFO 101Introduction to Computing and Security Technology3.0
INFO 210Database Management Systems3.0
Statistics (select 1 course)3.0-4.0
Probability and Statistics
Probability and Statistics I
Scientific Data Analysis I
Total Credits25.0-26.0

Additional Information

Please contact Leanne Sweppenheiser (lmt38@drexel.edu) for more information.

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