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2021-2022 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

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Bachelor of Science in Cell and Molecular Biology


1. Core Courses

All students majoring in cell and molecular biology must complete the following core courses, for a total of 56 credits.

2. Major Course Requirements

Math/Physics Sequences

Option A

Requires 13 credits, including:

Option B

Requires 18 credits, including:

Independent Research Experience

A choice between an independent research experience at a private industry or research lab or at Grand Valley State University. Choose one of the options that follow.

Option A

Option B

3. Electives

With the required courses listed previously, most students will need additional credits to satisfy the 120-credit hour baccalaureate degree requirement. These additional credits will be comprised of electives. The elective credits are unrestricted; students may choose whatever elective courses they wish. For those students who desire more science in their CMB curriculum, the following is a list of suggested electives.

Suggested Order of Coursework

Year One

Year Two

Year Three

Year Four

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