Kirsten Strom, Ph.D.

Kirsten Strom, Ph.D.

"The liberal education aspect of the degree here at Grand Valley is really good at developing transferable skills. No matter what the students end up doing, they'll do it well." - Kirsten Strom, Art and Design Department Read More

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Grand Rapids Community College

Program Guide: Engineering

First Year

First Semester
EN 101 3
MA 133 5
SO 254 3
CHM 130 + 131 or 150 + 151 5
Second Semester
EN 102 3
MA 134 5
PL 205 3
PH 245 5


  1. This guide assumes students are starting in Calculus 1. If you are starting in a different level math course, please consult with your advisor.
  2. The Engineering major at GVSU requires secondary admission. Consult with an academic advisor at GVSU concerning these requirements.
  3. To speak with a GVSU academic advisor about the Engineering degree, please call 616.331.6025.


Admission is competitive and requires a secondary application. Applicants must meet the following: (1) a GPA of 2.7 or above in the engineering fundamentals course sequence, (2) completion of each course in the engineering fundamentals course sequence with a grade of C (2.0) or above, and (3) completion of preparation for placement in cooperative engineering education. Transfer students must also complete at least eight semester hours of engineering courses at Grand Valley before they can be considered for advancement to major standing.

Students must apply directly to the School of Engineering before the last day of classes of the fall semester of the academic year in which they are seeking advancement to major standing. Application forms are available at the School of Engineering Office and are to be returned to and signed by the student's engineering advisor. Notification letters are issued no later than the second week of the winter semester.

Admissions Office • 1 Campus Drive • Allendale MI 49401-9403
Phone (616) 331-2025 • 1-800-748-0246 •