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Undergraduate

Students are admitted through the existing program in the Computer, Biological, Chemistry or Mathematical Sciences Department and fulfill its requirements as their major area of study. In addition, the student will receive an option in Bio-cheminformatics.

Application & Requirements

Students must meet all established university admissions standards as described in the online undergraduate catalog. Read more about applying to UMass Lowell on the admissions site.

Computer Science Program

The courses required to complete the Computer Science major with a Bio-Cheminformatics option are shown on the degree pathway.
For specific department information, go to the Computer Science website.

Students from a variety of departments may take electives from a set of common core courses: 

Computer Science

  • Database Schema, Integration and Query Systems
  • Computer Languages
  • Database Integration
  • Data Visualization
  • Radical Design
  • Data Mining and Machine Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Graphics
  • Computer Human Interaction
  • Network and Data Security
  • Parallel and High-Performance Computing

Biological Science Program

Students are admitted through the existing program in the Biological Sciences Department and fulfill its requirements as their major area of study. In addition, the student will receive an option in Bioinformatics. The courses required to complete a  major in Biological Sciences with a Bioinformatics option are shown on the Biological Science Curriculum.
For specific department information, go to the Biological Science website.

Students from a variety of departments may take electives from a set of common core courses:

Biology

  • Microbiology
  • Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Gene Expression Technology
  • Virology and Immunology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biosensor Technology

Mathematical Science Program

Students are admitted through the existing program in the Mathematical Science Department and fulfill its requirements as their major area of study. In addition, the student will receive an option in Bio/Cheminformatics. The courses required to complete a Mathematical Science major and a Bio/Cheminformatics option are shown on the Mathematics Curriculum.
For specific department information, go to the Mathematical Science website.

Students from a variety of departments may take electives from a set of common core courses: 

Mathematics

  • Regression Diagnostics
  • Simulation and Markov Models
  • Computational Geometry
  • Combinatorial Optimization
  • Computational Complexity
  • Containment Theory
  • Graph Theory