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Grand Valley State University    
2012-2013 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog 
  Aug 20, 2019
2012-2013 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

All Academic Programs A-H

Accounting - Program Description 
Accounting, B.B.A. 
Accounting, M.S.A. 
Accounting (minor) 
Accounting and Law, M.S.A./J.D. 

Advertising and Public Relations

Advertising and Public Relations - Program Description 
Advertising and Public Relations, B.A., B.S.  
    Public Relations 
Advertising and Public Relations (minor) 

African/African American Studies
African/African American Studies - Program Description 
African/African American Studies (minor) 

Aging and Adult Life
Aging and Adult Life - Program Description 
Aging and Adult Life (minor) 

Allied Health Sciences
Allied Health Sciences - Program Description 
Allied Health Sciences, B.S. 
Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research Trials Management 

Annis Water Resources Institute
Annis Water Resources Institute - Program Description 

Anthropology - Program Description 
Anthropology, B.A., B.S. 
Anthropology (minor) 

Arabic - Program Description 
Arabic (minor) 


Archaeology - Program Description 
Archaeology (minor) 

Art and Design
Art and Design - Program Description 
Art Education (Teacher Certification), B.A., B.S. 
Art History, B.A. 
Art History (minor) 
Studio Art, B.A., B.S. 

Studio Art, B.F.A.  
   Graphic Design  

   Visual Studies 
Studio Art (minor) 

Athletic Training

Athletic Training - Program Description 
Athletic Training, B.S. 


Biology - Program Description 
Biology, B.A., B.S.  
   Animal Biology  
   Aquatic Sciences  
   Genetics and Cell/Molecular  
   Plant Biology  
   Physical Therapy  
   Preveterinary Med  
   Secondary Education  
   Wildlife Biology 

Biology, M.S. 
M.Ed. Adv Content Specialization in Biology 
Biology (minor) 

Biomedical Sciences

Biomedical Sciences - Program Description 
Biomedical Sciences, B.S.  
Nutrition Science 

Biomedical Sciences, M.H.S. 
History of Science (minor) 


Biopsychology, B.A., B.S. 


Biostatistics - Program Description 
Biostatistics, M.S. 


Broadcasting - Program Description 
Broadcasting, B.A., B.S. 


Business Administration - Program Description 
Business Administration, B.B.A. 
Business Economics - Program Description 
Business Economics, B.B.A.  
    Real Estate 
Business (General) - Program Description 
Business, General, B.B.A. 
Business Administration, M.B.A. 
Business (minor) 
Business Administration and Law, B.B.A./J.D. 
Business Administration and Law M.B.A./J.D. 
Management, Graduate Certificate 

Cell and Molecular Biology

Cell and Molecular Biology - Program Description 
Cell and Molecular Biology, B.S. 
Cell and Molecular Biology, M.S. 


Chemistry - Program Description 
Chemistry, B.A., B.S.  
   Biochemistry and Biotechnology  
   Environmental Chemistry  
   Secondary Education  

M. Ed. Adv. Content Specialization in Chemistry 
Chemistry (minor) 
Green Chemistry - Program Description 
Green Chemistry, Undergraduate Certificate 

Chinese Language (minor) 

Chinese Studies
Chinese Studies - Program Description 
Chinese Studies, B.A. 

Classics - Program Description 
Classics, B.A.  
   Classical Languages  
   Classical Tradition  
   Latin Secondary Education 

Classics (minor)  
   Classical Tradition  

Communication Studies - Program Description 
Communication Studies, B.A., B.S. 
Communications, M.S. 

Comprehensive Science and Arts for Teaching
Comprehensive Science and Arts for Teaching Major - Program Description 
Comprehensive Science and Arts for Teaching, B.A., B.S. 

Computer Information Systems

Master of Science in Computer Information Systems - Program Description 
Computer Information Systems, M.S. 

Computer Science

Computer Science - Program Description 
Computer Science, B.A., B.S. 
Computer Engineering (minor) 
Computer Science (minor) 
Computer Science (minor) - Secondary Education  (6-12)

Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice - Program Description 
Criminal Justice, B.A., B.S. 
Criminal Justice, M.S. 
Criminal Justice (minor) 
Information Security Systems (minor) 
Juvenile Justice (minor) 


Dance - Program Description 
Dance, B.A. 
Dance (minor) 

Earth Science

Earth Science, B.S.  
   Secondary Education 
Earth Science (minor) 

East Asian Studies

East Asian Studies - Program Description 
East Asian Studies (minor) 


Economics - Program Description 
Economics, B.A., B.S. 
Economics (minor) 
Economics - Teacher Certification 


Education - Undergraduate Teacher Education
Undergraduate-Program Description 
Elementary Education, Certification 
Secondary Education, Certification 
Elementary Teacher Certification (Special Education Endorsement) 

Education - Graduate Education
Graduate-Program Description 
Educational Leadership, M.Ed.
   Educational Leadership 
   Special Education Administration 

Educational Technology, M.Ed.
   Educational Technology 
Higher Education, M.Ed.
   Adult and Higher Education 
   College Student Affairs Leadership 
Instruction and Curriculum, M.Ed.
   Advanced Content Specialization  
   Early Childhood Education  
   Educational Differentiation 
   Elementary Education    
   Secondary Level Education   

   W.K. Kellogg Foundation's Woodrow Wilson Michigan Teaching Fellows Program 
Literacy Studies, M.Ed.
   Reading and Language Arts 
   Teach Eng Speakers Other Languages (TESOL) 

School Counseling, M.Ed.
   School Counseling 
Special Education, M.Ed.
   Cognitive Impairment  
   Early Childhood Developmental Delay  
   Emotional Impairment  
   Learning Disabilities 

Educational Specialist Degree in Leadership, Ed.S.
   Educational Specialist-Program Description 
Certificate Programs
Post Baccalaureate Teacher Certification 
Graduate Teacher Certification Program (GTC) 
Professional Certification-Program Description 

Engineering - Program Description 
Engineering, B.S.E 
Computer Engineering, B.S.E. 
Electrical Engineering, B.S.E. 
Interdisciplinary Engineering, B.S.E. 
Product Design and Manufacturing, B.S.E. 
Mechanical Engineering, B.S.E. 
Engineering, M.S.E 
Engineering Science (minor) 
Computer Engineering (minor) 

Biomedical Engineering (minor) 
Engineering, B.S.E./M.S.E 

Management, Graduate Certificate 


English - Program Description 
English, B.A.  
   Language and Literature  
   Language Arts (Elementary Education)  
   Secondary Education 

English, M.A. 
M. Ed. Adv Content Specialization in English 
English (minor) 


Entrepreneurship, Undergraduate Certificate 
Entrepreneurship (minor) 


Environmental Studies
Environmental Studies - Program Description 
Environmental Studies (minor) 

Exercise Science

Exercise Science - Program Description 
Exercise Science, B.S.  
   Clinical Exercise Science  
   Health-Fitness Instruction 

Film and Video

Film and Video Production - Program Description 
Film and Video, B.A., B.S.  
   Animation/New Media  
   Cinema Studies  
   Fiction Filmmaking  
   Sound Design 


Finance - Program Description 
Finance, B.B.A. 


French - Program Description 
French, B.A.  

French (minor) 

Geography and Planning

Geography and Planning - Program Description 
Geography, B.A., B.S. 
Geographic Techniques (minor) 
City and Regional Planning (minor) 
Geography - Teacher Certification (minor) 
Geographic Info Systems Technology, Certificate 
Sustainable City and Regional Planning, Certificate 


Geology - Program Description 
Geology, B.S. 
Geology (minor) 

Geology-Chemistry, B.S. 


Modern Languages and Literatures - Program Description 
German, B.A.  
   Secondary Education 
German (minor) 

Health Administration
Master of Health Administration - Program Description 
Master of Health Administration, M.H.A. 

Health Communication

Health Communication - Program Description 
Health Communication, B.A., B.S. 


History - Program Description 
History, B.A., B.S. 
M.Ed. Adv Content Specialization in History 
History (minor) 

Honors - Frederik Meijer Honors College
Frederik Meijer Honors College - Program Description 
Frederik Meijer Honors College Requirements 

Hospitality and Tourism Management

Hospitality and Tourism Management - Program Description 
Hospitality and Tourism Management, B.S.  
   Food and Beverage Management  
   Lodging Management  
   Tourism Management  
   Meeting and Event Management 

Hospitality and Tourism Management (minor) 
Adventure Tourism Management (minor)