The Transformational Link

The Transformational Link

The Transformational Link on the Allendale Campus was completed by Detroit artist Gary Kulak and represents a student's educational journey at GVSU.

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Montcalm Community College

General Education

FOUNDATION CATEGORIES

Students select one course from each of the foundation categories

WRITING

ENGL 101: Freshman English II

THE ARTS

ENGL 265: Introduction to Film
HUMN 100: Western Culture
HUMN 200: Western Culture to 1600
HUMN 201: Western Culture since 1600
MUSI 100: Fundamentals of Music
MUSI 101: Music Appreciation

PHILOSOPHY & LITERATURE

ENGL 195: Introduction to Literature
ENGL 200: American Thought & Literature I
ENGL 201: American Thought and Literature II
ENGL 220: English Literature from the Beginning to 1798
ENGL 221: English Literature from 1798 to Present
ENGL 230: Short Story
HUMN 100: Introduction to Western Culture
PHIL 220: Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 221: Philosophy of World Religions
PHIL 222: Bioethics

HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES

HIST 250: United States History to 1865
HIST 251: United States History Since 1865
HIST 252: The Civil War Era
HIST 253: Honors/Service Learning: Native American History
HIST 255: Michigan History
HIST 256: Local History & Heritage

MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES:

CMIS 130: Introduction to Programming & Logic
CMIS 131: Introduction to Programming C++
MATH 102: Mathematical Investigations
MATH 120: Trigonometry
MATH 152: Mathematics for Elementary Teachers III
MATH 159: College Algebra
MATH 190: Elementary Statistics
MATH 250: Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
MATH 251: Calculus and Analytic Geometry II

PHYSICAL SCIENCES

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

CHEM 105: Introductory Chemistry
CHEM 220: College Chemistry I
CHEM 251: Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 252: Organic Chemistry II
PHYS 101: Physical Science
PHYS 230: College Physics I
PHYS 231: College Physics II

LIFE SCIENCES

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

BIOL 100: Biological Science
BIOL 105: Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology
BIOL 110: Botany
BIOL 115: Zoology
BIOL 121: College Biology I
BIOL 122: College Biology II
BIOL 201: Microbiology
BIOL 202: Anatomy & Physiology I
BIOL 203: Anatomy & Physiology II
BIOL 208: Nature Study

SOCIAL SCIENCES (SELECT TWO COURSES FROM DIFFERENT DISCIPLINES)

ANTH 260: Cultural Anthropology
ANTH 265: Indian Cultures of North America
CRIM 100: Introduction to Criminal Justice
ECON 215: Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 216: Principles of Microeconomics
HUMN 110: world Cultures & Geography
POLI 110: Introduction to Social Science I
POLI 240: The American Political System
PSYC 120: General Psychology
PSYC 223: Psychology of Sex and Gender
PSYC 225: Abnormal Psychology
SOCI 111: Introduction to Social Science II
SOCI 230: Sociology
SOCI 235: Social Problems
WMST 100: Introduction to Women's Studies

CULTURAL DESIGNATIONS

Students select one course from each of the cultural designations

WORLD PERSPECTIVES DESIGNATION

ANTH 260: Cultural Anthropology
BUSN 260: International Business
HIST 257: 20th Century World: History & Issues
HUMN 110: World Cultures & Geography
PHIL 221: Philosophy of World Religions

US DIVERSITY DESIGNATION

ANTH 265: Indian Cultures of North America
HIST 250: United States History to 1865
HIST 251: United States History Since 1865
HIST 252: The Civil War Era
HIST 253: Honors/Service Learning: Native American History
SOCI 235: Social Problems
POLI 240: American Political System

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