Bachelor of Science (Honours) with Biomedical Computing Stream

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  • Objectives
    This stream is geared toward those seeking employment as a computer scientist or software engineer in biotechnology, medical computing or the life sciences. Students will learn about some of the most interesting computational problems in the field, while developing a solid understanding of Biology.
  • Academic title
    Bachelor of Science (Honours) with Biomedical Computing Stream
  • Course description
    (First year students are advised to take courses in term indicated below)

    • COMP 1405 Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming (Fall)
    • COMP 1805 Discrete Structures I (Fall)
    • COMP 1406 Design and Implementation of Computer Applications (Winter)
    • COMP 1402 Introduction to Systems Programming (Winter)
    • MATH 1007 Elementary Calculus I (Fall)
    • MATH 1104 Linear Algebra for Engineering & Computer Science students (Winter)
    • BIOL 1003 Introductory Biology I (Fall)
    • BIOL 1004 Introductory Biology II (Winter)
    • CHEM 1000 (1.0 credit) General Chemistry (Register both Fall/Winter)

    Total: 5 credits


    • COMP 2003 Computer Organization
    • COMP 2402 Abstract Data Types and Algorithms
    • COMP 2404 Programming in C++
    • COMP 2805 Discrete Structures II
    • MATH 2107 Linear Algebra II
    • STAT 2507 Introduction to Statistical Modeling I
    • CHEM 2203 Organic Chemistry I
    • CHEM 2204 Organic Chemistry II
    • BIOL 2104 Introductory Genetics
    • BIOC 2200 Cell Physiology and Biochemistry

    Total: 5 credits


    • COMP 3000 Operating Systems
    • COMP 3004 Object-Oriented Software Engineering
    • COMP 3005 Database Management Systems
    • COMP 3007 Programming Paradigms
    • COMP 3804 Design and Analysis of Algorithms I
    • MATH 3101 Algebraic Structures with Computer Applications
    • BIOL 2600 Introduction to Ecology
    • BIOC 3101 General Biochemistry (0.5 credit)
    0.5 credit in COMP 3308 Introduction to Bioinformatics

    0.5 credit in Additional Requirements(see below)

    Total: 5 credits


    • COMP 4905 Honours Project

    0.5 credit in BIOL 3104 Molecular Genetics or BIOL 3609 Evolutionary Concepts

    0.5 credit in COMP 4308 Advanced Bioinformatics or COMP 4300 Computational Molecular Biology
    1.0 credit in Computer Science at the 4000-level

    2.5 credits in Additional Requirements (see below)

    Total: 5 credits


    1.5 credits in Approved Arts or Social Science or Business electives
    1.5 credits in free electives
    (See Undergraduate Calendar Pg. 110

    TOTAL FOR DEGREE: 20 credits

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