Bryce Bailey

Bryce Bailey

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Montcalm Community College

Program Guide: Geology

First Year

First Semester
ENGL 100 3
MATH 159 4
World Perspectives elective 3
Humanities elective 3
MATH 120 3
16
Second Semester
ENGL 101 3
Social Science elective 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
CHEM 220 5
14
 

Second Year

First Semester
Elective 3
Humanities elective 3
PHYS 230 4
CHEM 221 5
15
Second Semester
Elective 3
MATH 190 or 250 or CMIS 101 3-4
PHYS 231 4
Social Science elective 3
Elective 3
16-17
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.S.
  • Students should consider transferring after one year.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Humanities 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 260, BUSN 260, HIST 257, HUMN 110, PHIL 221
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  ANTH 265, HIST 250, HIST 251, HIST 252, HIST 253, SOCI 235, POLI 240

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The geosciences offer challenging career opportunities and are among the higher paid professions. The B.S. degree in geology is intended primarily to prepare students for graduate study in the geological sciences. As a terminal degree, it is useful in a variety of careers, including environmental technology, mineral and energy resource exploration, science writing, and business. Geoscientists will apply their knowledge and skills to exploring and developing the earth's resources.

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