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Rensselaer Catalog 2011-2012 [Archived Catalog]

Bioinformatics and Molecular Biology


This degree program is designed to prepare students for admission to graduate or professional school. The philosophy behind it is to leave as many options as possible to the student. This flexibility is essential for those students who have specific interests and goals other than those spelled out in more traditional curricula.

First Year


This curriculum requires a minimum of 128 credit hours.

Fall


  • Hum. and Soc. Sci. Elective Credit Hours: 4

Spring


  • Hum. and Soc. Sci. Elective Credit Hours: 4

Second Year


Fall


  • Hum. and Soc. Sci. Elective Credit Hours: 4

Third Year


Fall


  • Hum. or Soc. Sci. Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Math Elective
    (See footnote 1 below)

Spring


  • Hum. and Soc. Sci. Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Hum. and Soc. Sci. Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Elective Credit Hours: 4

Fourth Year


Fall


  • Elective Credit Hours: 4

Spring


  • Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Elective Credit Hours: 4
  • Culminating Experience Credit Hours: 4
    (See footnote 2 below)

Elective Recommendations


Biochemistry


  • BCBP 4860 - Protein and Nucleic Acid Structure
  • BCBP 2990 - Research Thesis

Computer Science


  • CSCI 2200 - Programming in C++

Footnotes


  1. Choose from one of the following courses: MATP 4600, CSCI 2300, or MATH 2400.
  2. Chosen from one of the following courses: BIOL 4550, BIOL 4900. or BIOL 4990 or by department approval of another course or project.