Bioinformatics Minor 

Bioinformatics - it sounds like something from a science fiction story, but in reality it is a fast-growing scientific field in which biology, computer science, and information technology merge to form a single discipline, according to the National Center for Biotechnology Information.

The Bioinformatics minor at Kettering University represents a collaborative effort between the Computer Science and Chemistry/Biochemistry departments and provides students with a strong foundation in computational methods used to analyze biological systems.

Students may earn the Bioinformatics minor by completing the following courses:

  • BINF-310: Introduction to Bioinformatics
  • BIO-241/242: Human Biology/Lab
  • BIO-441/442: Molecular and Cellular Biology/Lab
  • BIO-481: Genetics
  • CHEM 135: Principles of Chemistry OR CHEM-137 General Chemistry I
  • CHEM-136: Principles of Chemistry Lab
  • CHEM-247: Survey of Organic Chemistry
  • CS-101: Computing and Algorithms I
  • CS-102: Computing and Algorithms II
  • CS-465: Information Retrieval and Data Mining