BMCO-P-BCH (Biomedical Computing)
BMCO-I-BCH (Biomedical Computing with Professional Internship)
Subject: Administered by the School of Computing in cooperation with the Departments of Biology, Chemistry, and Biomedical and Molecular Sciences.
Plan: Consists of 99.00 units as described below.
Program: The Plan, with sufficient electives to total 120.00 units, will lead to a Bachelor of Computing (Honours) Degree.
Note: Requirements for this program have been modified. Please consult the 2023-2024 Calendar for the previous requirements.
Code | Title | Units |
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1. Core | ||
A. Complete the following: | ||
CISC 102 | Discrete Structures I | 3.00 |
CISC 121 | Introduction to Computing Science I | 3.00 |
CISC 124 | Introduction to Computing Science II | 3.00 |
B. Complete the following: | ||
BIOL 102 | Fundamentals of Biology: Molecular and Cell Biology | 3.00 |
BIOL 103 | Fundamentals of Biology: Organisms to Ecosystems | 3.00 |
C. Complete the following: | ||
CHEM 112 | General Chemistry | 6.00 |
D. Complete 3.00 units from the following: | 3.00 | |
Linear Algebra | ||
Introduction to Linear Algebra | ||
E. Complete 6.00 units from the following: | 6.00 | |
Differential and Integral Calculus | ||
or | ||
Differential and Integral Calculus | ||
or | ||
Differential and Integral Calculus I and Differential and Integral Calculus II | ||
F. Complete 3.00 units from the following: | 3.00 | |
Introduction to Statistics | ||
Statistics and Probability I | ||
STAT_Options | ||
G. Complete the following: | ||
CISC 203 | Discrete Structures II | 3.00 |
CISC 204 | Logic for Computing Science | 3.00 |
CISC 221 | Computer Architecture | 3.00 |
CISC 223 | Software Specifications | 3.00 |
CISC 235 | Data Structures | 3.00 |
CISC 271 | Linear Data Analysis | 3.00 |
H. Complete the following: | ||
BIOL 205 | Mendelian and Molecular Genetics | 3.00 |
I. Complete the following: | ||
BCHM 218 | Molecular Biology | 3.00 |
J. Complete the following: | ||
CISC 330 | Computer-Integrated Surgery | 3.00 |
CISC 352 | Artificial Intelligence | 3.00 |
CISC 360 | Programming Paradigms | 3.00 |
CISC 365 | Algorithms I | 3.00 |
K. Complete 3.00 units from the following: | 3.00 | |
Proteins and Enzymes | ||
Comparative Biochemistry | ||
L. Complete the following: | ||
BIOL 331 | Analytical Genomics | 3.00 |
M. Complete 9.00 units from the following: | 9.00 | |
Fundamentals of Software Development | ||
Database Management Systems | ||
Computational Biology | ||
Medical Informatics | ||
N. Complete the following: | ||
CISC 497 | Social, Ethical and Legal Issues in Computing | 3.00 |
2. Option | ||
A. Complete 12.00 units from the following course list: | 12.00 | |
BMCO_Options | ||
Electives | ||
Elective Courses | 21.00 | |
Total Units | 120.00 |
3. Notes
A. Students with no programming experience should review the Introductory Courses paragraph included on the School of Computing overview page in the Calendar.
B. ELEC courses are offered by Smith Engineering. Special permission may be required to register. All such courses will count as 3.00 units towards degree requirements in Arts and Sciences.
C. With the approval of the Undergraduate Chair, students who take CISC 500 working on a project directly related to Biomedical Computing may count 3.00 units towards BMCO_Options.
D. Students completing the internship (BMCO-I-BCH) will be required to complete 117.0 units towards their Bachelor of Computing degree and 9.0 units in COMP internship courses for a total of 126.0 units.
E. A maximum of 6.00 units from courses offered by other Faculties and Schools may be counted toward the program and/or Plan requirements. This includes courses in BMED, COMM, GLPH, HSCI, LAW, NURS, and courses offered by Smith Engineering.
Biomedical Computing Course List
The following list contains courses offered through other Departments. In accordance with Academic Regulation 2.6 (Access to Classes), students do not have enrolment priority in all of these courses. Access to these courses may only be made available during the Open Enrolment period, and then only if space permits.
STAT_Options
Code | Title | Units |
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Statistic Course Options | ||
BIOL 243 | Introduction to Statistics | 3.00 |
CHEE 209 | Analysis of Process Data ^{1} | 3.50 |
COMM 162 | Managerial Statistics | 3.00 |
ECON 250 | Introduction to Statistics | 3.00 |
GPHY 247 | Introduction to Statistics | 3.00 |
KNPE 251 | Introduction to Statistics | 3.00 |
NURS 323 | Introduction to Statistics | 3.00 |
POLS 285 | Introduction to Statistics | 3.00 |
PSYC 202 | Statistics in Psychology | 3.00 |
SOCY 211 | Introduction to Statistics | 3.00 |
STAM 200 | Introduction to Statistics | 3.00 |
STAT 263 | Introduction to Statistics | 3.00 |
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Note that the unit weighting system in Smith Engineering differs from that in the Faculty of Arts and Science. Therefore, upon acceptance of any course from Smith Engineering, the unit weighting towards Arts and Science degree requirements shall be at the discretion of the Associate Dean (Academic). Usually, a one-term course shall count as 3.00 units and a two-term course as 6.00 units.
BMCO_Options
Code | Title | Units |
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Options in the Biomedical Computing Plan | ||
ANAT at the 300-level or above | ||
BCHM at the 300-level or above | ||
BIOL at the 300-level or above | ||
CANC at the 300-level or above | ||
CHEM 281 | General Organic Chemistry I (with Virtual Laboratory) | 3.00 |
CHEM 282 | General Organic Chemistry II | 3.00 |
CHEM 285 | General Organic Chemistry II (with Virtual Laboratory) | 3.00 |
CISC at the 300-level or above | ||
CISC_Subs at the 300-level or above | ||
CRSS at the 300-level or above | ||
DDHT at the 300-level or above | ||
EPID at the 300-level or above | ||
LISC at the 300-level or above | ||
MICR at the 300-level or above | ||
PATH at the 300-level or above | ||
PHAR at the 300-level or above | ||
PHGY 215 | Principles of Mammalian Physiology l | 3.00 |
PHGY 216 | Principles of Mammalian Physiology ll | 3.00 |
PHGY at the 300-level or above |
CISC_Subs
Code | Title | Units |
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Courses in other departments usable as CISC Options | ||
ELEC 470 | Computer System Architecture ^{1} | 3.50 |
ELEC 474 | Machine Vision ^{1} | 3.50 |
MATH 272 | Applications of Numerical Methods | 3.00 |
MATH 337 | Stochastic Models in Operations Research | 3.00 |
MATH 401 | Graph Theory | 3.00 |
MATH 402 | Enumerative Combinatorics | 3.00 |
MATH 434 | Optimization Theory with Applications to Machine Learning | 3.00 |
MATH 474 | Information Theory | 3.00 |
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Note that the unit weighting system in Smith Engineering differs from that in the Faculty of Arts and Science. Therefore, upon acceptance of any course from Smith Engineering, the unit weighting towards Arts and Science degree requirements shall be at the discretion of the Associate Dean (Academic). Usually, a one-term course shall count as 3.00 units and a two-term course as 6.00 units.