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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Mid Michigan Community College

General Education

FOUNDATION CATEGORIES

Students must select one course from each category

WRITING

ENG 111: Freshman English Composition

THE ARTS

HUM 101: World of Creativity I
HUM 102: World of Creativity II
HUM 205: The History of Rock and Roll
HUM 210: The History of Jazz
MUS 275: Music Appreciation
TAI 275: Appreciation of the Theatre

PHILOSOPHY AND LITERATURE

ENG 201: English Literature I
ENG 205: American Literature to 1870
ENG 206: American Literature from 1870
ENG 211: Masterpieces of Western Literature I
ENG 212: Masterpieces of Western Literature II
ENG 213: Contemporary Literature
HUM 213: Contemporary Literature
PHL 201: Introductory Philosophy
PHL 210: Social Philosophy: Ideals & Realities
PHL 250: Chinese Philosophies

HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES

HIS 101: Issues in Western Civilization I
HIS 102: Issues in Western Civilization II
HIS 211: History of the United States I
HIS 212: History of the United States II
HIS 223: History of Michigan
HIS 252: American Studies: Old Myths/New Realities

MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

CIS 110: Computer Programming I (Visual Basic)
CIS 111: Computer Programming II (Visual Basic)
CIS 121: Introduction to Java Programming I
CIS 131: Advanced Java Programming
CIS 151: C# Programming I
CIS 152: C# Programming II
CIS 175: C++ Computer Programming I
CIS 176: C++ Computer Programming II
MAT 118: Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I
MAT 124: Precalculus
MAT 126: Calculus I
MAT 212: Introduction to Probability and Statistics
MAT 217: Business Calculus
MAT 218: Mathematics for Elementary Teachers II
MAT 225: Calculus II
MAT 226: Calculus III
MAT 230: Introduction to Linear Algebra

PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Select one from Physical Sciences and one from Life
Sciences. One of those courses must contain a lab.

CHM 105: Introductory Chemistry
CHM 106: Biochemistry for Allied Health
CHM 111: General College Chemistry I
CHM 112: General College Chemistry II
CHM 241: Organic Chemistry I
CHM 242: Organic Chemistry II
GEL 101: Physical Geology
GEL 112: Historical Geology
PHY 105: Introductory College Physics I
PHY 106: Introductory College Physics II
PHY 211: General Physics I
PHY 212: General Physics II
PSC 101: Introductory Astronomy
PSC 102: Introductory Physical Science

LIFE SCIENCES

Select one from Physical Sciences and one from Life
Sciences. One of those courses must contain a lab.

BIO 101: College Biology
BIO 131: Basic Anatomy and Physiology
BIO 141: Anatomy & Physiology I
BIO 142: Anatomy & Physiology II
BIO 201 : Botany
BIO 202: Field Ecology
BIO 203: Zoology
BIO 204: Human Genetics
BIO 210: Microbiology
BIO 221: Nature Study
ENV 210: Environmental Science
BIO 245: Advanced Anatomy & Physiology/Introduction to Pathophysiology

SOCIAL SCIENCES (SELECT TWO COURSES FROM DIFFERENT DISCIPLINES)

ANT 170: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
CJS 200: Introduction to Law Enforcement Criminal Justice
ECO 110: Economics & Society
ECO 201: Principles of Economics (Macro)
ECO 202: Principles of Economics (Micro)
POL 201: Introduction to American Government
PSY 101: Introduction to General Psychology
PSY 205: Abnormal Psychology
PSY 240: Theories of Personality
PSY 281: Behavior Modification
SOC 101: Principles of Sociology
SOC 200: Contemporary Social Problems
SOC 202: Social Psychology
SOC 222: Juvenile Delinquency
SSC 200: The Social Sciences & Contemporary America

CULTURAL DESIGNATIONS

Students must select one course from each category

WORLD PERSPECTIVES DESIGNATION

ANT 170: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
HIS 102: Issues in Western Civilization II
REL 111: Introduction to Academic Study of Religion
SSC 111: Introduction to Academic Study of Religion

US DIVERSITY DESIGNATION

HIS 211: History of the United States I
HIS 212: History of the United States II
SOC 200: Contemporary Social Problems
SOC 250: The American Family

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