Richard Jelier, Ph.D.

Richard Jelier, Ph.D.

"Grand Valley has a great integration of teaching, research, and service." - Richard Jelier, School of Public, Nonprofit, and Health Administration Read More

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Grand Rapids Community College

Program Guide: Biomedical Science

First Year

First Semester
EN 100 or 101 3
MA 131 5
CHM 130 + 131 or 150 + 151 5
BI 151 4
17
Second Semester
EN 102 3
Humanities elective 3
CHM 140 + 141 or 160 + 161 5
U.S. Diversity/Social Science elective 3
14
 

Second Year

First Semester
BI 121 4
Humanities elective 3
World Perspective elective 3
CHM 260 + 261 5
15
Second Semester
BI 122 4
Social Science elective 3
CHM 270 + 271 5
MA 215 4
16
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.S.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer agreement (MTA).  Humanities and social science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • This program is designed to prepare students for postgraduate programs. Postgraduate programs of two years or less include histological technology, medical technology, occupational therapy,public health, physical therapy, physician assistant, respiratory therapy, and surgeon assistant. Postgraduate programs of four years or more include chiropractic, dentistry, human medicine, optometry, podiatry, veterinary medicine and graduate programs in the biological sciences.
  • If time permits, students may take BI 127 and BI 232.  However, at least 58 credits must be taken from a four year college/university.
  • Both BI 121 + 122 MUST be taken to receive credit for BMS 208 + 290 + 291 + 309.
  • Students may want to complete some of the above science classes after they transfer to Grand Valley State University.
  • PY 201 and SO 254 or 251 are strongly recommended as social science electives.
  • Students should be involved in shadowing professionals, volunteering, and doing community service if interested in attendina professional school.
  • IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT STUDENTS SEE THE GRCC COUNSELING AND CAREER CENTER FOR A LIST OF COURSES THAT WILL FULFILL ELECTIVES.
  • World Perspectives electives:  AN 201, AN 210, AN 285, BA 288, EC 290, EN 252, EN 281, EN 282, FR 232, GR 232, GE 135, GE 210, GE 296, HS 101, HS 102, HS 120, HS 121, HS 230, HS 239, HS 240, HS 241, HS 242, HS 290, HS 295, PS 201, PS 202, PS 215, SP 232
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  AN 280, COM 235, EN 251, EN 261, EN 270, EN 271, EN 272, EN 278, GE 281, HS 215, HS 249, HS 250, HS 281, PL 207, SO 254, SO 260, SO 262, SO 265, SO 270
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