Bioinformatics: Animal Sciences, MS

for the Master of Science Major in Bioinformatics, Animal Sciences Concentration


department head: Rodney Johnson

graduate program coordinator: Sandra Rodriguez-Zas

department website: https://ansc.illinois.edu 

department faculty: https://ansc.illinois.edu/directory/faculty/


overview of grad college admissions & requirements: https://grad.illinois.edu/admissions/apply

college website: https://aces.illinois.edu/


department office: 110 Animal Sciences Laboratory, 1207 West Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801

phone: (217) 333-3131

email: ansci-gradprog@illinois.edu


Graduate Degree Programs in Animal Sciences

Graduate Majors:

Animal Sciences, MANSC

Animal Sciences, MS

Animal Sciences, PhD

Graduate Concentrations:

Bioinformatics: Animal Sciences, MS


for the Master of Science Major in Bioinformatics, Animal Sciences Concentration


For additional details and requirements refer to the department's Graduate Handbook and the Graduate College Handbook

Thesis Option

Biology (choose one)4
Human Genetics
Applied Animal Genetics
Population Genetics
Introduction to Biophysics
Biomolecular Physics
Advanced Plant Genetics
Genomics for Plant Improvement
Chromosomes
Molecular Marker Data Analyses
Plant Gene Regulation
Cancer Cell Biology
Introductory Biochemistry
Advanced Biochemistry
Advanced Molecular Genetics
Fundamental Bioinformatics (choose one)4
Applied Bioinformatics
Statistical Genomics
Bioinformatics
Bioinformatics & Systems Biol
Introduction to Bioinformatics
Principles of Systematics
Computing in Molecular Biology
Computer Science and Informatics (choose one)4
Database Systems
Introduction to Bioinformatics
Algorithms
Perl & UNIX for Bioinformatics
Database Design and Prototyping
Research and Inquiry for Youth
Statistical Computing
Statistical Data Management
Advanced Data Analysis
Data Science Foundations
Computational Statistics
Graduate seminar (ANSC 590) enrollment is required every semester (max 2 hours can be applied to the degree)2
ANSC 599Thesis Research (min/max applied toward degree)8
Electives14
Total Hours36

Other Requirements

Other Requirements and conditions may overlap
A concentration is required.
Minimum Hours Overall Required Within the Unit: 8
Minimum 500-level Hours Required Overall: 12
A comprehensive oral examination concerning the thesis and other areas of Bioinformatics and Animal Sciences is required.
Thesis Deposit Required: Yes
Minimum GPA: 3.0