Suggested Degree Pathway for Computer Science - Bio-Cheminformatics Option

For students who entered fall 2015 and beyond.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
ENGL.1010/ HONR.1100 College Writing I/FYSH (CW) 3
COMP.1010 Computing I 3
COMP.1030L Computing I Lab 1
MATH.1310 Calculus I (MATH) 4
BIOL.1110 Principals of Biology I (SCL) 3
BIOL.1170L Experimental Biology I (SCL) 1
Total 15

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
ENGL.1020 College Writing II (CW) 3
COMP.1020 Computing II 3
COMP.1040L Computing II Lab 1
MATH.1320 Calculus II 4
xxxx.xxxx Social Sciences Persp. (SS) 3
Total 14

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
COMP.2010 Computing III 3
COMP.2010L Computing III Lab 1
COMP.2030 Comp. Org. & Assembly Lang. 3
COMP.2030L Assembly Lang. Lab 1
MATH.3210 Discrete Structures I 3
CHEM.1210 Chemistry I (SCL) 3
CHEM.1230L Chemistry I Lab (SCL) 1
Total 15

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
EECE.2650 Logic Design 3
COMP.2040 Computing IV 3
MATH.3220 Discrete Structures II 3
ENGL.2200 Oral & Written Communication for CS (AH) 3
CHEM.1220 Chemistry II 1
CHEM.1240L Chemistry II Lab 4
Total 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
COMP.3040 Foundations of CS 3
COMP.3050 Computer Architecture 3
MATH.3860 Probability & Statistics I 3
BIOL.2350 Genetics (Tech. Elective) 3
BIOL.2370 Problems in Genetics 1
xxxx.xxxx Social Sciences Persp. (SS) 3
Total 16

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
COMP.3010 Organization of Prog. Lang. 3
COMP.3080 Intro. to Operating Systems 3
xxxx.xxxx Tech Elective1 3
xxxx.xxxx Arts and Hum. Persp. (AH) 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
Total 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
COMP.4040 Analysis of Algorithms 3
COMP.xxxx Project Course I 3
COMP.xxxx CS BioInfo Elective2 3
xxxx.xxxx Arts and Hum. Persp. (AH) 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
Total 15

Spring Semester

Course# Course Name Cr.
COMP.xxxx Project Course II 3
COMP.xxxx CS BioInfo Elective2 3
xxxx.xxxx Social Sciences Persp. (SS) 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
xxxx.xxxx Free Elective 3
Total 15

Total Minimum Credits = 121

1Tech Elective: BIOL.2xxx, BIOL.3xxx, BIOL.4xxx, CHEM.2xxx, CHEM.3xxx, CHEM.4xxx.
2CS BioInfo Elective: COMP.4200, COMP.4210, COMP.4220, COMP.5400, COMP.5411 (When BioInfo electives satisfy CS Project Courses, any two CS electives satisfy CS Elective requirement).

No more than two Breadth of Knowledge courses can be taken with the same prefix. The Core Curriculum courses may be taken in any sequence. Refer to the Core Curriculum website for further details. You should meet with your faculty advisor to determine how you will meet the Core Curriculum requirements.

Current UMass Lowell students should use their Advisement Report in SIS. If you need assistance, please contact your adviser.

Restriction on off-campus study:

Be advised that any course taken at another institution must be formally approved prior to enrollment. See the catalog policy for details.

Last Updated 10/13/2017