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Grand Valley State University    
2014-2015 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog 
  Aug 21, 2019
2014-2015 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry

The B.S. biochemistry major prepares students for entry level employment in biotechnical or biomedical laboratories or for entry into professional health schools or biochemical graduate programs.

A summary of all degree requirements as well as other departmental information is available in the Chemistry Department Handbook. All biochemistry majors should obtain a copy from the department office.

Requirements for a B.S. Major in Biochemistry

1. General University Degree Requirements

As identified in the General Academic Policies section of the Grand Valley State University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog.

2. Core Courses

A grade of C (2.0) or better in each of the following core chemistry courses.

3. Required Cognate Courses

A minimum 2.0 GPA in required cognate courses. Transfer students must complete at least 12 credits in chemistry at Grand Valley.

5. Cognate Courses

Suggested Order of Coursework for a Major in Biochemistry (B.S.)

This option assumes students will complete the required general education courses and select electives with the help of his or her advisor.