Russel H. Kirkhof Center Terrace

Russel H. Kirkhof Center Terrace

Students enjoy studying and socializing outside on the terrace at Grand Valley's main campus in Allendale.

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Bay de Noc Community College

Program Guide: English

First Year

First Semester
ENGL 101 3
MATH 110 4
World Perspectives elective 3
Foreign Language I 4
Second Semester
ENGL 102 2
Foreign Language II 4
ENGL 200 4
Social Science elective 3

Second Year

First Semester
Elective 3
Foreign Language III 4
EN elective 4
Science Lab elective 4
Second Semester
U.S. Diversity elective 3
Social Science elective 3
Science elective 4
EN elective 4


  • Degree offered: B.A.
  • Students may want to transfer after one year of basic courses.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer agreement.  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.   Social science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Please see a community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • Students interested in teacher certification should take PSYC 201 for their social science elective.
  • Secondary certification candidates are also required to complete a teachable minor.  Please see for minor options.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANTH 201, BUSN 260, GEOG 125, GEOG 126, PHIL 202, POLI 201
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  ENGL 211, SOCY 207, SOCY 208



Students who major in English find work in a variety of fields, ranging from management to computer programming. Careers such as writing, library science, teaching, editing, and publishing are directly related to specific studies in English language and literature. The communication skills developed in the study of English are also important to careers in public relations, business management, and personnel counseling.

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