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. 

General Requirements 

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Certificate Requirements Shape 

  1. The required courses including electives must be completed with a grade of C (2.0, not C-) or better in each class, and a minimum GPA of 2.7 across all courses applied to the certificate is required. 

  1. All courses must be taken within ten years of receipt of the Biochemistry Certificate. 

  1. 3. Prerequisite courses do not have to be completed at CU Denver. Required courses including electives must be completed in residency at CU Denver. Any residency exemptions need to be approved in writing by the Chemistry/Biochemistry advisor prior to the course(s) being taken at another institution.