Suggested Degree Pathway for Computer Science - Bio-Cheminformatics Option

For students who entered fall 2015 and beyond.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
ENGL.1010 /
HONR.1100
College Writing I / FYSH (CW)3
COMP.1010Computing I3
COMP.1030LComputing I Lab1
MATH.1310Calculus I (MATH)4
BIOL.1110Principals of Biology I (SCL)3
BIOL.1170LExperimental Biology I (SCL)1
Total15

Spring Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
ENGL.1020College Writing II (CW)3
COMP.1020Computing II3
COMP.1040LComputing II Lab1
MATH.1320Calculus II4
xxxx.xxxxSocial Sciences Persp. (SS)3
Total14

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
COMP.2010Computing III3
COMP.2010LComputing III Lab1
COMP.2030Comp. Org. & Assembly Lang.3
COMP.2030LAssembly Lang. Lab1
MATH.2190Discrete Structures I3
CHEM.1210Chemistry I (SCL)3
CHEM.1230LChemistry I Lab (SCL)1
Total15

Spring Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
EECE.2650Logic Design3
COMP.2040Computing IV3
MATH.3220Discrete Structures II3
ENGL.2200Oral & Written Communication for CS (AH)3
CHEM.1220Chemistry II1
CHEM.1240LChemistry II Lab4
Total16

Junior Year

Fall Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
COMP.3040Foundations of CS3
COMP.3050Computer Architecture3
MATH.3860Probability & Statistics I3
BIOL.2350Genetics (Tech. Elective)3
BIOL.2370Problems in Genetics1
xxxx.xxxxSocial Sciences Persp. (SS)3
Total16

Spring Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
COMP.3010Organization of Prog. Lang.3
COMP.3080Intro. to Operating Systems3
xxxx.xxxxTech Elective13
xxxx.xxxxArts and Hum. Persp. (AH)3
xxxx.xxxxFree Elective3
Total15

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
COMP.4040Analysis of Algorithms3
COMP.xxxxProject Course I3
COMP.xxxxCS BioInfo Elective23
xxxx.xxxxArts and Hum. Persp. (AH)3
xxxx.xxxxFree Elective3
Total15

Spring Semester

Course#Course NameCr.
COMP.xxxxProject Course II3
COMP.xxxxCS BioInfo Elective23
xxxx.xxxxSocial Sciences Persp. (SS)3
xxxx.xxxxFree Elective3
xxxx.xxxxFree Elective3
Total15

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 policy 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 5/29/2019