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Course Information is found in the Arts and Science Course Calendar - Courses of Instruction 

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Normally, students pursuing entry into the fourth-year of the Biochemistry Major Plan require a minimum GPA of 2.5 in the core BCHM courses (BCHM 218/3.0, BCHM 313/3.0, BCHM 315/3.0, BCHM 316/3.0, and BCHM 317/6.0) to access those fourth-year courses required to complete the Plan.

However, due to the COVID-19 situation, the requirement for 2020/2021 has been modified so that the cumulative GPA (which would remain as a minimum of 2.5 for acceptance) is calculated from 12 Units in those core courses, rather than 18. 

Students wishing to continue in Biochemistry Specialization Plan (BCHM-P-BSH) in their fourth-year must 1) achieve a minimum GPA in the core BCHM courses (see above) of 2.9 and 2) acceptance into the Plan. Students who secure a research project but do not attain the minimum GPA of 2.9 will not be allowed to enroll in BCHM 421/6.0 and BCHM 422/6.0, but will be allowed to complete the Biochemistry Major Plan.