Quantitative Courses

The following BIOS courses have been used by previous students to fulfill the quantitative requirements for Track C:

  • BIOS 26210-26211 (Mathematical Methods for Biological Sciences I and II)
  • BIOS 26120 (An Introduction to Bioinformatics and Proteomics)
  • BIOS 28407 (Genomics and Systems Biology)
  • BIOS 23409 (Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases)
  • BIOS 23404 (Reconstructing the Tree of Life: An Introduction to Phylogenetics)
  • BIOS 21417 (Systems Biology: Molecular Regulatory Logic of Networks)

The following non-BIOS courses have been used by previous students to fulfill the quantitative requirements for Track C:

  • EcEv 31400, Introduction to Scientific Computing for Biologists
  • EcEv 35600, Population Genetics (consent of instructor needed)
  • EcEv 42900, Theoretical Ecology (consent of instructor needed)
  • Math 19620, Linear Algebra
  • Stat 22400, Applied Regression Analysis
  • Stat 23400, Statistical Models/Method
  • Stat 24300, Numerical Linear Algebra
  • CMSC 12100, Computer Science with Applications 1

This list is not exhaustive—other courses in math, statistics, physics, biology, and computer science might also be appropriate.  If you wish to count a course that is not on this list, please contact Chris Andrews (candrews@uchicago.edu) for approval.