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Degree Requirements for a B.S. in BIOINFORMATICS


A bachelor of science degree in bioinformatics is offered within the biology department at UNO. This crossdisciplinary degree requires bioinformatics courses offered jointly by the biology department in the College of Arts and Sciences and the computer science department in the College of Information Science and Technology, as well as courses in mathematics, chemistry and biology from the College of Arts and Sciences. The bioinformatics degree is also available from the College of Information Science and Technology.


A minimum of 132 credit hours is required to complete the bioinformatics degree. Required courses are BIOI 1000, 3000, 4860, 4870, 4960; BIOL 1450, 2140, 3020, 4130 or 4140; CHEM 1180-1184, 1190-1194, 2250, 2260-2274, 4650-4654; CIST 1400; CSCI 1620, 2710, 3320, 4830, 4850, 4890 or 4150; MATH 1950, 1960, 1970, 2040; STAT 3800. BIOL 3150 is recommended as the advanced writing course for bioinformatics majors, but students may select any advanced writing course approved by the College of Arts and Sciences.

Please contact Dr. Lu for adivising.