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Degree Pathway for the Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Bioinformatics Option, Fall 2015 and Beyond

Suggested Degree Pathway for Mathematics - Bioinformatics Option

For students who entered fall 2015 and beyond.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Course#Course NameCredits
MATH.1310Calculus I (MATH)
4
COMP.1010
Computing I
4
CHEM.1210
Chemistry I (SCL)
3
CHEM.1230L
Chemistry I Lab1
ENGL.1010 /
HONR.1100
College Writing I / FYSH (CW) 
3
Total15

Spring Semester

Course#Course NameCredits
MATH.1320Calculus II4
COMP.1020
Computing II
4
CHEM.1220
Chemistry II (SCL)
3
CHEM.1240L
Chemistry II Lab
1
ENGL.1020
College Writing II (CW)
3
Total15

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Course#Course NameCredits
MATH.2310
Calculus III4
MATH.2210
Linear Algebra I3
COMP.2010
Computing III
4
BIOL.1110
Principles of Biology I (STEM)
3
BIOL.1130LPrinciples of Biology I Lab1
Total15

Spring Semester

Course#Course NameCredits
Total16
BIOL.1120
Principles of Biology II3
BIOL.1140L
Principles of Biology II Lab1
MATH.2220Linear Algebra II3
MATH.2xxxDifferential Equations (CTPS), (QL)23
xxxx.xxxx
Arts and Hum. Persp. (AH)1
3
xxxx.xxxxSocial Sciences Persp. (SS)13

Junior Year

Fall Semester

Course#Course NameCredits
MATH.3210
Discrete Structures I
3
MATH.xxxx
Prob / Statistics
3
xxxx.xxxx
Arts and Hum. Persp. (AH)1
3
xxxx.xxxx
Social Sciences Persp. (SS)1
3
xxxx.xxxx
Free Elective
3
Total15

Spring Semester

Course#Course NameCredits
Total16
COMP.3010Org. of Programming Lang.3
MATH.3220
Discrete Structures II3
MATH.3620
Numerical Analysis I
3
MATH.3750
Senior Seminar I
1
xxxx.xxxx
Social Sciences Persp. (SS)1
3
xxxx.xxxxArts and Hum. Persp. (AH)13

Senior Year

Fall Semester

Course#Course NameCredits
Total15
MATH.4750
Senior Seminar II (AIL), (IL), (WOC)
3
MATH.xxxxAnalysis I
3
MATH.xxxxMath Elective3
xxxx.xxxxBio / Chem Elective 
3
xxxx.xxxxFree Elective
3

Spring Semester

Course#Course NameCredits
Total15
COMP.4040
Analysis of Algorithms
3
MATH.xxxxAnalysis II3
xxxx.xxxxBio / Chem Elective 
3
xxxx.xxxxFree Elective
3
xxxx.xxxxFree Elective
3
Total Minimum Credits = 120, Credits Science = 74; GPA Math = 2.0, Overall = 2.0.


1Mathematics students meet the Core Curriculum Diversity and Cultural Awareness (DCA) and Social Responsibility and Ethics (SRE) Essential Learning Outcomes outside the major. Please see the DCA course listing and the SRE course listing for a full list of classes that fulfill these requirements.

2Satisfied by MATH.2340 Differential Equations, MATH.2360 Engineering Differential Equations, or MATH.2440 Honors Differential Equations.

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 advisor.

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: 5/11/2018