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BS Bioinformatics Curriculum Map, Draft Fall 2012



Effective
communication

Basic concepts of biol,
physical sciences, math,
stats, CS

Analyze scientific
problems, develop
solutions

Technical skill in using
software, datasets, creating
tools

Effective use
of

literature

Notes

BNFO 251: Phage Discovery I

1

1

1

0

1


BNFO 252: Phage Discovery
II

2, A (especially
writing)

1

1, A

1 (using tools, datasets)

2, A


BNFO 2XX Proposed Molec
Biol

through Discovery (bega
n
Fall 2012)

2

1

2

1

2

Will provide
earlier access
to essential
topics

BNFO 301: Intro to
Bioinf
ormatics

2

0

1

1

2


BNFO 302: Proposed Basic
Concepts and Methods in
Bioinformatics (begin Fall
2013)

0?

1

2

1
-
2 (introductory
bioinformatics
programming)

2

Will provide
earlier access
to essential
topics

LFSC 301: Integrative Life
Sciences Research

3

2
(how science works,
especially the ideas that
science builds on what
comes before as well as the
peer review process)

0

0

3


BNFO 392: Guided Research

3

?

2

2

2
-
3?

Course under
discussion

BNFO 420: Applications in
Bioinformatics

3, A

3, A

3, A

3, A

3, A


BNFO 540: Fundamentals of
Molecular Genetics

0

3

2

0

0


BNFO 541: Laboratory in
Molecular Genetics

3, A

2, A

3, A

1, A

3, A


Notes


Largely achieved through
interdisciplinary course
requirements


BNFO 420 was set up to
achieve levels 1
-
3 for
bioinforma
tics
programming, but should
be
3




0=does not teach; 1 = introduces students to outcome; 2 = gives students opportunity to practice outcome; 3 = gives students
opportunity to
demonstrate
mastery of outcome.;
A = data are collected to assess student lear
ning