May 22, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biochemistry Certificate

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These degree requirements are subject to periodic revision by the academic department, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences reserves the right to make exceptions and substitutions as judged necessary in individual cases. Therefore, the College strongly urges students to consult regularly with the Chemistry advisor to confirm the best plans of study before finalizing them.

Program Delivery

  • This is an on-campus program.

Declaring This Certificate

  • Students should meet with the chemistry major advisor to file a certificate plan prior to the semester of graduation. The certificate is available to degree seeking undergraduates, non-degree seeking students and students pursuing a chemistry minor.
  • Prerequisites for the Certificate (these courses do not have to be completed at CU Denver but must have been completed within ten years of receipt of the Biochemistry Certificate):
    • 2 semesters General Chemistry, with laboratories (CHEM 2031, CHEM 2038, CHEM 2061 and CHEM 2068 or equivalent)
    • 2 semesters General Biology, with laboratories (BIOL 2051, BIOL 2071, BIOL 261 and BIOL 2081 or equivalent)
    • 2 semesters Organic Chemistry, with at least 1 semester laboratory (CHEM 3411, CHEM 3421 and either CHEM 3418 or CHEM 3428 or equivalent)
  • A grade of C (2.0, not C-) or better in each of the Prerequisites is required.

General Requirements

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Certificate Requirements

  1. The required courses including electives must be completed at CU Denver with a grade of C (2.0, not C-) or better in each class, and a minimum GPA of 2.7 among the Required Courses including electives counted toward the certificate.
  2. All courses must be taken within ten years of receipt of the Biochemistry Certificate.

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