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Biology and Emphasis in Computational Science

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Biology majors may obtain an Emphasis in Computational Science, which is a fast-growing interdisciplinary field, merging science, computer science, and mathematics. Because so much biological research involves computing, there is great demand for biologists who have a computational background.  The Emphasis will be valuable to you, whether you are going to medical school, graduate school or just seeking a job after graduation. Furthermore, if you wish to qualify for summer research positions, computational skills will significantly enhance your application.

Recent Biology/Computational Science Summer Research Interns

The Emphasis in Computational Science is administered by Dr. Angela Shiflet in the Computer Science Department, and she will be glad to provide you with more details and help you schedule the required courses.  You may email her at or call 864.597.4528.

You may also get more information from Dr. George Shiflet in the Biology Department at or 864.597.4625 or from the ECS website.