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Course Descriptions

BIOINFORMATICS

BFMT-200   Bioinformatics
3 Credits
Bioinformatics is the science of storing, extract- ing, organizing, analyzing, interpreting, and utilizing biological information. This course provides an introduction  to bioinformatics, the combined field of biology and informatics (in- formation science and technology). This course integrates biological concepts with computer and database methods to study biological systems. The Associate of Arts bioinformatics  degree prepares students for undergraduate schools or a career in the fast-paced pharmaceutical  or biotechnology industries. Prerequisite: BIOL-101. (4 hours weekly)
 
BFMT-204   Intermediate Bioinformatics
3 Credits
Course integrates biological concepts with com- puter and database methods to study biological systems. Concepts covered include  modeling complex  biological  systems, mechanisms and integration of molecular and organism evolution, introduction  to web-based biological  databases, and computational  tools for analysis of genomic and protein data. The Associate of Arts Bioin- formatics Degree program prepares students for undergraduate schools or a career in the fast- paced pharmaceutical or biotechnology indus- tries. Prerequisite: BFMT-200. (4 hours weekly)
 

hcc catalogue '11-'12


Accounting - ACCT
Aging Services - AGNG
American Sign Language - AMSL
Anthropology - ANTH
Arabic - ARAB 
Art - ARTT 
Astronomy - ASTR
Bioinformatics - BFMT 
Biology - BIOL 
Biomedical Engineering - BMET
Business - BMGT 
Cardiovascular Technology - CARD
Chemistry - CHEM 
Chinese - CHNS 
Cisco - CSCO 
Computer-Aided Design - CADD
Computer Forensics - CFOR 
Computer Systems - CMSY 
Conflict Resolution - CRES
Construction Management - CNST 
Cooperative Education - COOP
Criminal Justice - CRIM 
Culinary Management - CMGT 
Dance - DANC
Dental Hygiene - DHYG 
Diagnostic Medical
Sonography - DMSU

Economics - ECON 
Education - EDUC 
Electronics - ELEC 
Emergency Medical Technician/
Paramedic - EMSP
 
Engineering -ENES 
English- ENGL 
Entrepreneurship - ENTR 
Environmental Science - ENST
Exercise Science - EXSC 
Farsi - FARS
Film - FILM 
Financial Planning- FNPL 
Fine Arts - FINE 
First-Year Experience - FYEX
French - FREN 
Geography - GEOG
Geology - GEOL

German - GERM 
Greek - GREK 
Health Care - HEAL 
Health Education - HEED 
Hebrew - HBRW
Hindi - HNDI
History - HIST 
Horticulture - HORT 
Hospitality Management - HMGT
Human Development - HMDV 
Human Services - HUMS 
Humanities - HUMN
Interior Design - INDS
Italian - ITAL 
Japanese - JPNS
Korean - KORE 
Life Fitness - LFIT 
Mathematics - MATH 
Medical Laboratory
Technician - MLTS

Meteorology - METO 
Microsoft - MSFT 
Music - MUSC 
Nursing - NURS 
Nutrition - NUTR
Office Technology - OFFI 
Philosophy - PHIL 
Physical Therapist
Assistant - PTAP
 
Physics - PHYS 
Political Science - POLI 
Portuguese - PORT
Psychology - PSYC 
Public Health - PUBH
Radiologic Technology - RADT
Retailing - RETL 
Russian - RUSS 
Social Work - SOWK
Sociology - SOCI 
Spanish - SPAN 
Speech - SPCH 
Television and Radio - TVRD
Theatre - THET 
Turkish - TURK
Women's Studies - WMST