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Suggested Pathway

The following suggested pathways list required courses in the program and tracks. In addition, students will need to take additional courses to fulfil the School, common core, and the minimum of 120 credit requirements, etc.

 

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Applied Biosciences Track

 

LIFS1901 General Biology I and LIFS1902 General Biology II should be taken before year 2 Spring

  Fall Spring
Year 2 COMP1021 Introduction to Computer Science (3)
DASC2010 Calculus for Data Analytics in Science (3)
DASC2210 A Survey on Big Data in Science and Society (1)
LANG2010 English for Science I (3)
DASC2020 Applied Linear Algebra for Least Squares Optimization and Machine Learning (3)
DASC2110 Object-oriented Programming for Data Analytics in Science (3)
DASC2220 Statistics and Probability for Data Analytics in Science (3)
LIFS2040 Cell Biology (3)
Year 3 DASC3120 Data Structures for Data Analytics in Science (3)
DASC3230 Statistical Modeling and Machine Learning (3)
LIFS3140 General Genetics (4)

DASC3240 Data Visualization in Science (3)
DASC3250 Numerical Methods for Data Analytics in Science (3)
LIFS3580 Bioformatics (3)

Year 4 SOSC elective (3)

DASC4300 Capstone Project for Data Analytics in Science (3)
LIFS4320 Data Science for Biology and Medicine (3)
SOSC elective (3)

 

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Environmental Science Track

 

CHEM10111General Chemistry A, OCES1030 Environmental Science should be taken before year 3 Fall (for 2021-22 cohort only)

OCES1010 Principles and Applications of Environmental Science should be taken before year 3 Fall (for 2022-23 cohort onwards)

 

Fall

Spring

Year 2

COMP1021 Introducion to Computer Science (3)
DASC2010 Calculus for Data Analytics in Science (3)
DASC2210 A Survey on Big Data in Science and  Society (1)
LANG2010 English for Science I (3)

DASC2020 Applied Linear Algebra for Least Squares Optimization and Machine Learning (3)
DASC2110 Object-oriented Programming for Data Analytics in Science (3)
DASC2220 Statistics and Probaility for Data Analytics in Science (3)
OCES1001The Earth as a Blue Planet (3)

Year 3

DASC3120 Data Structures for Data Analytics in Science (3)
DASC3230 Statistical Modeling and Machine Learning (3)
OCES2001 Survey of Ocean Science (3)

DASC3240 Data Visualization in Science (3)
DASC3250 Numerical Methods for Data Analytics in Science (3)
OCES3001 Costal Environmental Monitoring (3)

Year 4

OCES3160 Ecology (3)
SOSC elective (3)

DASC4300 Capstone Project for Data Analytics in Science (3)
OCES3301 Data Analytics in Ocean Science (3)
SOSC elective (3)

1CHEM1010 before 2024-25

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Information Science Track

 

PHYS1111 General Physics I /PHYS1112 General Physics I with Calculus/PHYS1312 Honors General Physics I and PHYS1114 General Physics II /PHYS1314 Honors General Physics II should be taken before year 3 Fall

  Fall Spring
Year 2 COMP1021 Introduction to Computer Science (3)
DASC2010 Calculus for Data Analytics in Science (3)
DASC2210 Survey on Big Data in Science and Society (1)
LANG2010 English for Science I (3)
DASC2020 Applied Linear Algebra for Least Squares Optimization and Machine Learning (3)
DASC2110 Object-oriented Programming for Data Analytics in Science (3)
DASC2220 Statistics and Probability for Data Analytics in Science (3)
Year 3 DASC3120 Data Structures for Data Analytics in Science (3)
DASC3230 Statistical Modeling and Machine Learning (3)
PHYS2022 Modern Physics (3)
DASC3240 Data Visualization in Science (3)
DASC3250 Numerical Methods for Data Analytics in Science (3)
Year 4 DASC4300 Capstone Project for Data Analytics in Science (3)

DASC4020 SQL for Data Analytics (3)

PHYS40582 Information Physics (3)
SOSC elective (3)
PHYS10071 Quantum Information for Everyone (3)
SOSC elective (3)

1PHYS1007 is also common core course. For those admitted in or before 2021-22 and are under the 36-credit common core system, it can fulfil both the common core and major requirements provided the maximum 9 credit of double-counting is not exceeded. For those admitted in or after 2022-23 and are under the 30-credit common core system, it can only be counted as your major requirement.

2Pre-requisites for PHYS4058 will be waived.

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Molecular Science and Cheminformatics Track

 

CHEM10111General Chemistry A and CHEM10121General Chemistry B should be taken before year 3 Fall

  Fall Spring
Year 2 COMP1021 Introduction to Computer Science (3)
DASC2010 Calculus for Data Analytics in Science (3)
DASC2210 A Survey on Big Data in Science and Society (1)
LANG2010 English for Science I (3)
DASC2020 Applied Linear Algebra for Least Squares Optimization and Machine Learning (3)
DASC2110 Object-oriented Programming for Data Analytics in Science (3)
DASC2220 Statistics and Probability for Data Analytics in Science (3)
Year 3 DASC3120 Data Structures for Data Analytics in Science (3)
DASC3230 Statistical Modeling and Machine Learning (3)

CHEM21112Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry (3)

DASC3240 Data Visualization in Science (3)
DASC3250 Numerical Methods for Data Analytics in Science (3)
Year 4 SOSC elective (3)
CHEM4120 Biomolecular Chemistry (3)
CHEM4160 Cheminformatics (3)
DASC4300 Capstone Project for Data Analytics in Science (3)
CHEM4420 Statistical Machine Learning Methods for Chemical Data Analytics (3)
SOSC elective (3)

1CHEM1020 and 1030 before 2024-25

2CHEM2110 before 2024-25