Matthew  Waldon

Matthew Waldon

"The faculty members here at Grand Valley are like none other. They truly want to interact with their students." - Matthew Waldon, public and nonprofit administration major Read More

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Lansing Community College

Program Guide: English

First Year

First Semester
WRIT 121 4
MATH 112 4
Science Lab elective 4
Foreign Language I 4
16
Second Semester
ENGL 122 4
Foreign Language II 4
Social Science elective 3
ENGL elective 4
15
 

Second Year

First Semester
Social Science elective 3
Foreign Language III 4
ENGL elective 4
ENGL elective 4
15
Second Semester
World Perspectives elective 3
Elective 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
ENGL elective 4
Social Science elective 3
16
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.A.
  • This guide fulfills the MACRAO agreement.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANTH 270, FREN 202, GEOG 200, GRMN 202, HUMS 125, HUMS 160, HUMS 214, POLS 201, SPAN 202
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  HIST 211, HIST 212, HUMS 215, SOCL 255, SOCL 260
  • Choose ENGL electives from:  ENGL 255, ENGL 256, ENGL 266, ENGL 267, ENGL 201, ENGL 202, ENGL 203, ENGL 260 and ENGL 270
  • Students interested in elementary teacher certification (K-8) should take PSYC 200 and PSYC 221 as social science electives and could also take MATH 201, MATH 202, ISCI 121 + ISCI 122 (both must be taken to receive specific GVSU credit) and ENGL 208.
  • Students interested in secondary teacher certification (6 - 12) should take PSYC 200 and PSYC 221 as social science electives and will also be required to complete a teachable minor.  Please see www.gvsu.edu/clasadvising/secondary-education-84.htm for minor options.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

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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