BUILDING A BIOINFORMATICS BRIDGE ONE COURSE AT A TIME

2009 Issues in Information Systems  
The enrollment downturn faced by today's information systems programs is serving as a catalyst for change. Faculty members are seeking ways to re-chart their curricula and broaden their potential student audiences. One opportunity for reaching new audiences is building bridges with other programs. This paper describes the experience of one information systems program in forging a partnership with biology to develop a bioinformatics course for non-majors in an honors curriculum. The partnership
more » ... m. The partnership is unique in its involvement of information systems instead of computer science and its target audience of non-majors.
doi:10.48009/1_iis_2009_97-102 fatcat:7owus6ooszg2pa6lwajpbdunj4