20 Credits | Main Campus
Be on the forefront of leading-edge technologies, learning how to analyze and interpret biological data with a minor in Bioinformatics.
Become proficient in the development, storing, and analyzing of complex biological data, particularly with DNA, RNA, and protein sequences. Explore this growing global industry and the many different careers in academia, healthcare, medicine, agriculture, and biotechnology.
Offered through the College of Arts and Science’s Biology Department, the Bioinformatics minor is open to all majors. The program may be of particular interest to students pursuing a degree in Biology, Chemistry, Health Services, Forensic Science, Criminal Justice, and Mathematics.
What You’ll Learn
Explain the role of bioinformatics in genetics, evolutionary biology, and pharmaceuticals.
Evaluate bioinformatics techniques
Apply various statistical tools within the bioinformatics field
Search, compare, model, and integrate bioinformatics techniques as part of an experimental design.
Department of Energy
Society for Science
Clinical Lab Tech
College of Arts & Sciences Admissions Requirements
- Step One: Apply to Trinity
- Step Two: Have your School Administrator submit your Official Transcripts (High School/College/Home School/GED) – International Transcripts must be evaluated prior to submission
- Step Three: Submit Essay “Where do I see myself after obtaining a TWU degree?”
- Step Four: Submit your Recommendation Letter(s) (Teacher/Guidance Counselor/Mentor)
- Step Five: Once your application is submitted, use your log-in credentials to check your status
- First-Time Freshman candidates for admission should complete a secondary school program that includes 16 academic units: English, Mathematics (algebra, geometry, and trigonometry), Science to include Lab work (biology, chemistry, and physics), History, Foreign Language, and Social Science.
- Transfer candidates must submit official college transcripts from each previously attended college or university.
- Optional Standardized tests such as the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT I) and/or the American College Test (ACT) can be submitted. To have your scores sent to us use SAT code 5796 and ACT code 0696.
- Minimum cumulative grade point average 2.0 (on 4.0 Scale).