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Grand Valley State University Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Allendale, MI

Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biopsychology
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Teacher Education
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Dance, General
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • East Asian Studies
  • Economics, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Orthopedic and Other Physical Health Impairments
  • Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geochemistry
  • Geography
  • Geography Teacher Education
  • German Language Teacher Education
  • Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Health Communication
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Health Teacher Education
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
  • Human Resources Management and Services, Other
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • International/Global Studies
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
  • Management Science
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Natural Resources/Conservation, General
  • Neuroscience
  • Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene
  • Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist
  • Physician Assistant
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Radio and Television
  • Reading Teacher Education
  • Religion/Religious Studies, Other
  • Russian Studies
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Statistics, General
  • Taxation
  • Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
  • Women's Studies
  • Writing, General
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Communication/journalism
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Not reported

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
1,174
Part-Time Faculty
600
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
51%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 4% of classes
10-19 students: 20% of classes
20-29 students: 34% of classes
30-39 students: 25% of classes
40-49 students: 12% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 6% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 33% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 52% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 8% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Not accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
1,563,660
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
2600
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Taxation, Master of Health Sciences, Master of Business Administration, Master of Public Health, Master of Science, Master of Physician Assistant Science

Master's Programs of Study

  • Allied Health--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • English Education
  • Reading Education
  • Special Education
  • Taxation

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Allied Health--General

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