Systems and Information Biology Program Modules and Course Lists

Computer Science Module: Systems and Information Biology

COMP 232 Mathematics for Computer Science (3.00)
COMP 248 Object‑Oriented Programming I (3.50)
COMP 249 Object‑Oriented Programming II (3.50)
COMP 352 Data Structures and Algorithms (3.00)

Genomics and Biological Data Sciences Module: Systems and Information Biology


BIOL 479 Computational Biology (3.00)
BIOL 480 Bioinformatics (3.00)
BIOL 481 Genome Structure (3.00)

Molecular Biology Module: Systems and Information Biology

BIOL 261 Molecular and General Genetics (3.00)
BIOL 266 Cell Biology (3.00)
BIOL 322 Biostatistics (3.00)
BIOL 367 Molecular Biology (3.00)
CHEM 212 Analytical Chemistry for Biologists (3.00)
CHEM 221 Introductory Organic Chemistry I (3.00)
CHEM 271 Biochemistry I (3.00)

Note: Students entering the program with Cegep Organic Chemistry must replace CHEM 221 with an equivalent number of credits in Biology program electives.

Research Experience Module: Systems and Information Biology (6 credits)

6

credits chosen from:

BIOL 490 Independent Study (6.00)
BIOL 493 Computational Biology Team Project (6.00)
COMP 493 Computational Biology Team Project (6.00)

Note: BIOL 493 and COMP 493 are cross-listed.

List of Available and Approved COMP/COEN Courses

COMP 335 Introduction to Theoretical Computer Science (3.00)
COMP 339 Combinatorics (3.00)
COMP 348 Principles of Programming Languages (3.00)
COMP 353 Databases (4.00)
COMP 472 Artificial Intelligence (4.00)
COMP 478 Image Processing (4.00)
COEN 432 Applied Evolutionary and Learning Algorithms (3.00)
COEN 433 Biological Computing and Synthetic Biology (3.00)
COEN 434 Microfluidic Devices for Synthetic Biology (3.00)

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