BS: Biocomputing Pre-Med Concentration

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As sophisticated information and computing technologies play ever increasing roles in health care and data from medical research continues to grow, medical professionals with a technical background are extremely valuable. According to the American Association of Medical Colleges' Medical School Admission Requirements (MSAR), all medical school admissions committees look favorably on mathematical competence and statistical knowledge.

The Department believes that students should know what knowledge, skills, and abilities they should be expected to demonstrate upon completing the Bachelor of Science program.  To this end, the student learning outcomes to be obtained are available here.

Learn more about the pre-health and professional programs on the IUPUI campus.

Requirements & Course of Study

The CSCI Bachelor of Science degree program follows state-of-the-art curriculum, keeping current with the ACM Curriculum Guidelines. Students completing the undergraduate degree in computer and information science will have acquired a fundamental understanding of computing, information processing, and information communication. Students opting for this degree program take all of the pre-requisite courses to be considered for admission into U.S. medical schools, including the Indiana University School of Medicine, located on the IUPUI campus.

The Bachelor of Science degree program in computer science requires a minimum of 124 credit hours.

Details of all undergraduate degree requirements can be found in the IUPUI bulletin.

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Capstone Experience

The senior capstone provides students with an excellent opportunity to complete their academics through large team projects, research or internships. These hands-on experiences cultivate technical expertise, utilization of analytical thinking, quantitative reasoning, project management skills, and communication skills.