Kevin Lehnert, Ph.D.

Kevin Lehnert, Ph.D.

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Jackson Community College

Program Guide: History

First Year

First Semester
ENG 131 3
MAT 141 5
HIS 131 4
Humanities elective 3
Second Semester
ENG 132 3
HIS 132 4
Science Lab elective 4
Elective 3

Second Year

First Semester
HIS 231 3
HIS 125 3
Science elective 4
Elective 3
Elective 3
Second Semester
HIS 232 3
HIS 235 3
Humanities elective 3
Social Science elective 3
Elective 3


  • Degree offered: B.S., B.A.. Students seeking the B.A. degree must demonstrate third-semester proficiency in a foreign language. Students seeking the B.S. degree must take MAT 133.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Humanities electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Social science elective must be a non-HIS course.   Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • World Perspectives electives: ANT 131, CUL 175, ENG 257, GEO 132, PLS 262, SPN 232
  • U.S. Diversity electives: ENG 249, HST 125, SOC 235, SOC 246
  • Students interested in pursuing teacher certification should take PSY 140 and PSY 245.


Careful training in research, writing, critical reading, and interpretation makes history graduates attractive to a great number of employers who value these abilities. History majors enjoy a high rate of employment in a wide variety of careers, including politics, law, business, education, journalism, foreign and civil service, editing, and private research.

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