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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Kellogg Community College

Program Guide: English

First Year

First Semester
ENGL 151 3
MATH 125 4
Foreign Language I 4
Social Science elective 3
Second Semester
ENGL 152 3
LITE 211 3
Foreign Language II 4
World Perspectives elective 3
Elective 3

Second Year

First Semester
Foreign Language III 4
Science Lab elective 4
LITE 212 3
Elective 3
LITE 222 3
Second Semester
U.S. Diversity elective 3
Social Science elective 3
LITE elective 3
LITE elective 3
Science elective 4


  • Degree offered: B.A.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Social science 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:  ANTH 200, BUAD 115, FREN 202, HIST 201, HIST 250, HIST 260, LITE 205, LITE 206, POSC 210, POSC 211, SPAN 202
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  HIST 240, LITE 240, SOCI 202, SOCI 203, SOCI 204
  • Students interested in teacher certification should take PSYC 201 as a social science elective.
  • Secondary certification candidates are also required to complete a teachable minor.  Please see for minor options.
  • Elementary certification candidates can also take LITE 213,  MATH 111, MATH 112, and PEP 290.
  • LITE elective options include LITE 240 and LITE 241


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

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