This schedule lists courses you might take during your four years at CMU-Q. This sample plan does not indicate required courses or guidelines for selecting electives: you can find this information on the program’s curriculum page.

To learn more about individual courses, please consult the Undergraduate Catalog.

 

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Freshman Year

Fall Semester

09-105 Introduction to Modern Chemistry I (10)
15-112 Fundamentals of Programming and Computer Science (12)
21-120 Differential and Integral Calculus (10)
21-127 Concepts of Mathematics (10)
76-100 Reading and Writing in an Academic Context (9)
99-104 Carnegie Skills Workshop (3)

Total Units: 54


Spring Semester 

09-106 Modern Chemistry II (10)
15-122 Principles of Imperative Computation (10)
21-122 Integration and Approximation (10)
76-101 Interpretation and Argument (9)
xx-xxx General Education Breadth Units

Total Units: 51

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

QC-357 Organic Chemistry I (WCMC) (9)
03-121 Modern Biology (9)
03-201 Undergraduate Colloquium for Sophomores (1)
03-232 Biochemistry I (9)
15-150 Principles of Functional Programming (10)
xx-xxx General Education Breadth Units

Total Units: XX


Spring Semester 

15-251 Great Theoretical Ideas in Computer Science (12)
15-210 Parallel and Sequential Data Structures and Algorithms (12)
03-240 Cell Biology (9)
02-250 Introduction to Computational Biology (12)
QC-110 Physics for Science Students I (WCMC) (12)

Total Units: XX

Junior Year

Fall Semester

03-330 Genetics (9)
21-241 Matrices and Linear Transformations (10)
xx-xxx Computational Biology Elective
xx-xxx General Education Breadth
xx-xxx Non-Technical / Free Elective (9)

Total Units: XX


Spring Semester 

36-217 Probability Theory and Random Processes (9)
15-xxx Advanced Computer Science Elective
03-xxx Advanced Biology Elective (9)
xx-xxx Non-Technical / Free Elective (9)
xx-xxx Non-Technical / Free Elective (9)

Total Units: XX

Senior Year

Fall Semester

03-342 Introduction to Biological Laboratory Practices (1)
03-343 Experimental Techniques in Molecular Biology (9)
03-411 Topics in Research (1-2)
15-451 Algorithm Design and Analysis (12)
xx-xxx Non-Technical / Free Elective (9)

Total Units: 32-33


Spring Semester 

02-510 Computational Genomics (12)
xx-xxx Non-Technical / Free Elective (9)
xx-xxx Non-Technical / Free Elective (9)
xx-xxx Non-Technical / Free Elective (9)
xx-xxx Non-Technical / Free Elective (9)

Total Units: 47-48