Your CIS Contacts:

Desirae Cesar
Associate Director
Office: 309 Levine
Phone: 215-573-2582
Email: desirae@cis.upenn.edu

Laura Fox
Associate Director
Office: 309 Levine
Phone: 215-898-3191
Email: lffox@cis.upenn.edu

Dr. Stephanie Weirich
Undergraduate Curriculum Chair
Office: 510 Levine
Phone: 215-573-2821

ASCB Degree Requirements

Entered Fall 2009-2011

COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY (ASCB) 40CU

Math (5 CU)
MATH 104
CIS 160
CIS 262
BIOL 446
Math Elective

Natural Science (5.5 CU)
BIOL 121
BIOL 102
BIOL 221
CHEM 101
CHEM 53

Engineering (12 CU)
CIS 110

CIS 120
CIS 121
CIS 240
CIS 320
CIS Elective
CIS Elective
CIS Elective
CIS Elective
Engineering
Engineering
EAS 499

 

Concentration (7-8 CU)
BIOL 536
BIOL 537

Two from the following list: PHYS 150; CHEM 102/54; BIOL 202; BIOL 215 or 251; BIOL 230 or 231 or 240; BIOL 254 or 255

Concentration
Concentration
CHEM 54 (if applicable)

Remaining courses should be drawn from: Any CIS course; Any 200 level Biology course; or BIOL 302, 410, 411, 412, 414, 421, 425, 480

Concentration
Concentration
Concentration

Social Sci & Humanities (7 CU)
SS
SS
H
H
SS or H
SS, H, or TBS
SS, H, or TBS

THE SSH DEPTH AND WRITING REQTS MUST BE SATISFIED FROM THE SSH COURSES ABOVE

SSH Depth Requirement
(Two courses in one SSH subject area)
SSH Depth Reqt
SSH Depth Reqt

Writing Requirement
(One Writing Seminar)
Writing Seminar

Free Elective (2.5-3.5 CU)
Free Elective
Free Elective
Free Elective