Hector Garcia

Hector Garcia

"You're able to think critically about not just your career, but about life in general. That's one of the biggest benefits that you obtain while going to Grand Valley." - Hector Garcia, engineering major Read More

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Jackson Community College

Program Guide: Biomedical Science

First Year

First Semester
ENG 131 3
MAT 141 5
CEM 141 5
BIO 162 4
Second Semester
BIO 220 4
ENG 132 3
CEM 142 5
PSY 140 4

Second Year

First Semester
CEM 241 5
Social Science elective 3
Humanities elective 3
World Perspectives elective 3
BIO 253 4
Second Semester
CEM 242 5
BIO 254 4
Humanities elective 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3


  • Degree offered: B.S.
  • If time permits, students may take PHY 231 + 232 and  MAT 133. However, at least 58 credits must be taken from a senior institution.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).   Social science elective must be a non-PSY course.  Humanities electives must be taken from different disciplines.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANT 131, ENG 257, GEO 132, PLS 262, SPN 232
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  ENG 249, HST 125, SOC 235, SOC 246


This program is designed to prepare students for postgraduate programs. Postgraduate programs of two years or less include administrative assistant, histological technology, medical technology, occupational therapy, pharmaceutical sales, 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.

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