Bioinformatics: Animal Sciences, MS

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

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overview of admissions & requirements: Animal Sciences

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

Biology (choose one)4
Human Genetics
Applied Animal Genetics
Population Genetics
Introduction to Biophysics
Biomolecular Physics
Advanced Plant Genetics
Genomics for Plant Improvement
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 & Systems Biol
Introduction to Bioinformatics
Principles of Systematics
Computing in Molecular Biology
Computer Science and Informatics (choose one)4
Database Systems
Introduction to Bioinformatics
Perl & UNIX for Bioinformatics
Database Design and Prototyping
Data, Statistical Models and Information
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
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