The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

MCIBS - Quantitative Courses

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Suggested courses to fulfill the quantitative course requirement for MCIBS

elm tree at Penn StateMCIBS requires each student to take 3 credits of a course with a quantitative basis. However, we would like each student to tailor this requirement to their own course of study. The courses below are a starting list to choose from, but if you find an additional course that is a better fit, then discuss this with the program chair.

  • BIOL 428                       Population Genetics
  • BIOL 439                       Practical Bioinformatics
  • BIOL 405                       Molecular Evolution
  • BIOL 428                       Population Genetics
  • BMB 484                       Functional Genomics
  • BMMB/MCIBS 551       Genomics
  • BMMB 482                    Informational Bioinformatics
  • BMMB 484                    Functional Genomics
  • STAT 500                     Applied Statistics
  • BMMB 852                   Applied Bioinformatics