Computational Biology

Computational biology is a growing field of study in the life sciences. This major, which is administered by the Department of Biological Sciences in the Dietrich School and the Department of Computer Science in the School of Computing and Information, trains students in the computer programming, laboratory techniques, and other skills they will need to succeed in graduate school and in the workforce. This major requires completion of 64 credits of coursework, detailed as follows.

Degree Requirements

Biological Sciences courses

All of the following courses are required for the major.

Computer Science courses

All of the following courses are required for the major.

Computational Biology courses

All of the following courses are required for the major.

Capstone course

Students must choose one of the following capstone courses.

Co-requisite Chemistry courses

All of the following courses are required for the major.

For full major requirement details, visit the Computational Biology course catalog.

Admissions Requirements