Shane O'Donohue

Shane O'Donohue

"What I like best about Grand Valley are the people here. Everybody is very supportive and they want you to succeed in life, and that is a great feeling having such a family behind you." - Shane O'Donohue, biomedical sciences and psychology double major Read More

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Wayne County Community College

Program Guide: Geology

First Year

First Semester
ENG 119 3
MAT 155 4
CHM 136 4
GEL 210 4
15
Second Semester
ENG 120 3
World Perspectives elective 3
MAT 156 4
CHM 145 4
U.S. Diversity elective 3
17
 

Second Year

First Semester
Elective 4
Social Science elective 3
Humanities elective 3
PHY 235 or PHY 265 4
14
Second Semester
Elective 4
Social Science elective 3
Humanities elective 3
PHY 245 or PHY 275 4
14
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.S.
  • It is recommended that students transfer 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:  ANT 152, ANT 154, ENG 228, ENG 266, FRE 202, GEO 202, HIS 152, MWS 101, MWS 102, MWS 103, PHL 101, PHL 102, SPA 202
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  AAS 120, AAS 131, AAS 140, ANT 201, HIS 249, HIS 250, HIS 261, HUM 126, MWS 114, SOC 103, SOC 230, SOC 245
  • Students must choose one of the following options:  MAT 171 + MAT 172; or, MAT 131 + 1 course at Grand Valley; or, BUS 225 + CIS 207.

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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