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TRANSFER FROM CLC:
Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics

79 credits

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Transfer Policies

Students transferring from non-baccalaureate institutions to Parkside may generally transfer up to 72 credits earned at non-baccalaureate institutions toward the 120 credits required for degree completion. UW-Parkside may accept additional credits toward the degree where appropriate. A minimum of 15 credits numbered 300 or above must be completed at Parkside.

Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics catalog information

Graduation Requirements  |  Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics

 

The following requirements are in addition to the university general education requirements. Please use this guide in tandem with the Degree Requirements Transfer Guide.

Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics  | 79 credits

The major in molecular biology and bioinformatics consists of a minimum of 43 credits in biological sciences, with additional courses in mathematics, chemistry, computer science and physics. Within the major, a minimum of 15 credits in courses numbered 300 or above must be completed at UW-Parkside. Students must maintain a minimum UW-Parkside cumulative GPA of 2.50 in all courses required for the major to graduate.


Required Core Courses  |  40 credits

CLC COURSE PARKSIDE NAME PARKSIDE COURSE
BIO 121 OR 161 Bioscience BIOS 101
BIO 122 OR 162 Organismal Biology BIOS 102
- Biostatistics BIOS 210
- General Genetics BIOS 260
- Cell Biology BIOS 301
- Microbiology BIOS 303
- Molecular Biology BIOS 309
- Molecular Biology and
Bioinformatics of Nucleic Acids
BIOS 453
- Protein Biochemistry
and Bioinformatics
BIOS 455
- Molecular Biology and
Bioinformatics Senior Project
BIOS 489
- Independent Study (over two semesters) BIOS 499

Students must complete core courses numbered in the 300s and below before they enroll in 400-level biological sciences courses. Exception from this prerequisite requires approval from the program faculty. Students should consult with their academic advisor before registration if such a situation arises.

MATHEMATICS, CHEMISTRY, COMPUTER SCIENCE AND PHYSICS COURSES  | 33 credits



Mathematics Course  |  5 credits

CLC COURSE PARKSIDE NAME PARKSIDE COURSE
MTH 145 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I MATH 221


Chemistry Courses  |  18 credits

CLC COURSE PARKSIDE NAME PARKSIDE COURSE
CHM 121 General Chemistry I CHEM 101
CHM 123 General Chemistry II CHEM 102
CHM 121 General Chemistry Lab I CHEM 103
CHM 123 General Chemistry Lab II CHEM 104
CHM 222 Organic Chemistry I CHEM 321
CHM 223 Organic Chemistry II CHEM 322


Physics Courses  |  10 credits

CLC COURSE PARKSIDE NAME PARKSIDE COURSE
PHY 121
PHY 122
College Physics I
College Physics II
PHYS 105
PHYS 106
OR    
PHY 123
PHY 124
General Physics I
General Physics II
PHYS 201
PHYS 202

Students who plan to do graduate work are advised to also take MATH 222 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II; and CHEM 302 & 303 Physical Chemistry I and II.

Elective Courses  |  6 credit minimum
Choose two courses:

BIOS 300 - 600 level courses (excluding: BIOS 435 Experimental Methods; BIOS 495 Senior Seminar; BIOS 499 Independent Study)

CLC COURSE PARKSIDE NAME PARKSIDE COURSE
CHM 222 OR CHM 223 Organic Chemistry Laboratory CHEM 323*
- Advanced Biochemistry CHEM 620
MCS 141 Computer Science I CSCI 241
MCS 142 Computer Science II CSCI 242
- Calculus and Analytic Geometry II MATH 222*
MATH 244 Discrete Mathematics MATH 231
- Probability and Statistics MATH 309
- Business Programming II-C# MIS 322
- Database Management Systems MIS 328

*Recommended but not required. Some graduate and professional schools require a second semester calculus and professional schools require a second semester calculus and/or an organic chemistry course with a laboratory component. It is recommended that students who are thinking about graduate or professional schools consult with their advisor to discuss options.

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