Sample Program Plans and Advising Resources
If interested in the Liberal Studies major, please contact the Brooks College Advising Center to meet with an advisor:
616-331-8200 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Each Liberal Studies major must create an individualized Study Plan. Click on the Study Plan Form to access this form. The form is to help you organize your coursework. In the capstone course (LIB 495) you will work on an integrative statement that will help you articulate your Emphasis Area and why the courses you have chosen are relevant and connected.
Sample Study Plans
Study Plan for Students Beginning Classes at GVSU Prior to Fall 2013
Study Plan for Students Beginning Classes at GVSU in Fall 2013 and Beyond
To begin the approval process, please review and complete the independent study form with the supervising faculty member and return the signed copy to the Liberal Studies Department in 229 Lake Ontario Hall. Once approved, a permit will be put in place enabling you to register for the course.
Sample Integrative Statements
Each sample integrative statement is paired with the emphasis area chosen as the focus for the student's major.
Students must attend an Internship Workshop at least one semester prior to registering for Internship. Workshops will be announced via email. After attending the workshop and obtaining an internship, students will electronically submit their internship agreement via the Internship Management Site.
Please contact Dr. Burns-Ardolino with questions or concerns.
Muskegon, Holland, and Traverse City Students:
Please contact the appropriate coordinator from the list below for more information. You will also need to complete the Internship Agreement Procedure. When completing your internship agreement form, please be sure to choose the appropriate coordinator for your home campus from the Internship Coordinator drop-down menu.
Muskegon - Professor Jennifer Jameslyn
Holland - Professor Anne Marie Fauvel
Traverse City - Professor Kate Fairman
Important Note About Internship Outside of Michigan:
Students participating in for credit internships through GVSU may not intern in the following states: Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Washington, andWest Virginia.
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