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Undergraduate Catalog ARCHIVED 2015-16 
Undergraduate Catalog ARCHIVED 2015-16 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biology for Information Systems, B.S.

Students majoring in this program will be prepared to become employees for the science-based industries, medical fields, and agencies that use modern technology. This program provides an excellent background in computer science/information systems technology as well as a solid foundation in biology, supporting sciences, and mathematics. The graduates of this program will be capable of problem solving and developing marketing strategies for products of research and service in the science-based information industries, such as the biotechnology industry where a background in science and technology, is increasingly necessary. This program also provides an excellent foundation for persons wishing to pursue a specialized professional career such as medicine, dentistry, etc. or to obtain advanced education in the health fields or biological science.

Note:  DSU has an articulation agreement with SDSU for students who have completed a bachelor’s degree in Biology for Information Systems who wish to apply to the accelerated nursing program at SDSU and obtain a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. 

System-wide General Education Requirement (30 Credits)

Majors must take BIOL 151  and BIOL 165  as part of the System-wide General Education Requirement.

Institutional Graduation Requirement (11 Credits)

Select 10 credits from the following (10 Credits)


* May be repeated provided student does not enroll in the same topics course. One credit Biology topics offering may not be combined to substitute for a required or elective three-or-four credit Biology course.

Math and Science Core Support Courses (23 Credits)

Electives (10 Credits)

Three of these electives will have been met upon completion of BIOL 151  and BIOL 165  as part of the system general education requirement.