Brian  Parks

Brian Parks

"Being supported by Grand Valley to go to conferences was mind blowing to me. It helped me dream a little bit bigger." - Brian Parks '08, Financial Analyst, Herman Miller Read More

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Lake Michigan College

Program Guide: Psychology

First Year

First Semester
ENGL 101 3
MATH 128 4
Science Lab elective 4
PSYC 201 3
Second Semester
ENGL 102 3
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
PSYC 206 3
World Perspectives elective 3

Second Year

First Semester
Elective 4
U.S. Diversity elective 3
PSYC 231 3
Humanities elective 3
MATH 216 3
Second Semester
Elective 3
Elective 3
PSYC 203 or 204 3
Social Science elective 3
Science elective 4


  • Degree offered: B.A., B.S.. Students seeking the B.A. degree must demonstrate third-semester proficiency in a foreign language. 
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Social science elective must be a non-PSYC course.  Science electives must be selected from different discipllines.  Humanities electives must be selected from different disciplines.   Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • World Perspectives electives:  FORL 202, FORL 222, HIST 102, POSC 202
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  HIST 201, HIST 202, HONR 215, SOC 201, SOC 202, SOC 205


Students who major in psychology find jobs in such human services settings as mental hospital, residential institutions for emotionally disturbed children and adolescents, alcohol and drug abuse centers, juvenile correctional facilities, and vocational rehabilitation centers.

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