The Genomics option includes 42-49 option-specific elective credits. Students pursing this option will need to fulfill the following requirements:

Discipline Course name / number / credits
Chemistry

4-5 classes + 2 labs; 18-19 credits

  • General Chemistry / CH 232 / 4 credits
  • General Chemistry / CH 233 / 4 credits
  • Chemistry Lab / CH 262 / 1 credit
  • Chemistry Lab / CH 263 / 1 credit
  • Organic Chemistry / CH 331 & CH 332 / 8 credits
    • OR Organic Chemistry / CH 334-CH 336 / 9 credits
General Biochemistry

2-3 classes; 7-9 credits

  • General Biochemistry / BB 450 & BB 451/ 7 credits
    • OR General Biochemistry / BB 490-BB 492  / 9 credits
Molecular Biology

1 class; 4 credits

  • Cell and Molecular Biology / BB 314 / 4 credits
Biological Data Sciences

1 class; 4 credits

  • Foundations of BDS / BDS 310 / 4 credits
    • OR Introduction to Computer Science / CS 161 OR CS 162 / 4 credits
Advanced Molecular, Cell, Organismal or Physiology

Choose 1 class; 3-5 credits

  • Plant Structure /  BOT 313 /  4 credits
  • Plant Physiology /  BOT 331 /  4 credits
  • Lab. Tech. in Plant Biology /  BOT 332 /  3 credits
  • Molecular Biology Lab /  BB 315 /  3 credits
  • Introduction to Neuroscience /  BB 360 /  3 credits
  • Advanced Cell Biology /  BB 460 /  3 credits
  • General Microbiology & Lab /  MB 302 & MB 303 /  3 & 2 credits
  • Human Bacteriology /  MB / BHS 320 /  4 credits
  • Human Virology /  MB / BHS 340 /  4 credits
  • Immunology /  MB 415 /  3 credits
  • Principles of Immunology / BHS 316 /  3 credits
  • Mech. Disease: Intro to Gen. Pathology /  BHS 329 /  3 credits
  • Embryology and Development /  Z 425 /  5 credits
  • Behavioral Neurobiology /  Z 438 /  3 credits
  • Environmental Physiology / Z 423 / 3 credits 
  • Vertebrate Physiology I / Z 431 / 4 credits
  • OR other course with advisor approval
Biocomputing or Genomics

Choose 2 classes; 6-8 credits

  • Networks in Computational Biology /  BDS / CS 446 /  3 credits
  • Adv. Comp for Biol Data Analysis /  BDS 472 /  3 credits
  • Intro to Genome Biology /  BDS 474 /  3 credits
  • Comparative Genomics /  BDS 475 /  4 credits
  • Pop. Genomics /  BDS 477 /  3 credits
  • Functional Genomics /  BDS 478 /  3 credits
  • Evolutionary Genomics /  BI 454 /  3 credits
  • Applied Bioinformatics /  BB 485 /  3 credits
  • Lab & Comp. Skills in Microbiology /  MB 305 /  2 credits
  • Microbial Genomes, Biochemistry & Diversity /  MB 420 /  3 credits
  • Design and Analysis of Planned Experiments /  ST 415 /  3 credits
  • Data structures /  CS 261 /  4 credits