Quantitative Systems Biology (16 Credit Minor)

This interdisciplinary minor provides training in computer and mathematical modeling of complex biological systems. The minor will be jointly housed by the Department of Biological Sciences and Mathematics and Computer Science.

Degree Requirements:

The minor will require the following 16 credits. There are three tracks depending upon your major.

If you are a Biology or Biochemistry major you will be required to follow Track 1:

Credits
CMP 232Elementary Discrete Structures & Applications to Computer Science

4

CMP 444Modeling Cellular Networks

4

CMP 446Computational Tools for Bioinformatics

4

If you are a Computer Science Major you will be required to follow Track 2:

Credits
BIO 166Principles of Biology: Cells and Genes

4

BIO 238Genetics

4

CMP 444Modeling Cellular Networks

4

CMP 446Computational Tools for Bioinformatics

4

C. All other Majors are required to follow Track 3:

Credits
BIO 166Principles of Biology: Cells and Genes

4

BIO 238Genetics

4

CMP 232Elementary Discrete Structures & Applications to Computer Science

4

CMP 446Computational Tools for Bioinformatics

4

NOTES: No course can be used for both the minor and major. The level of math needed for successful completion for the minor is either MAT 175 and MAT 176 or MAT 175 and BIO 240.