Nikole LeCompte

Nikole LeCompte

"The liberal education foundation helped me to see other topics that I might not have noticed before. It broadened my interests and I was able to better figure out what my best fit would be." - Nikole LeCompte, psychology major Read More

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Henry Ford Community College

General Education

FOUNDATION CATEGORIES

Students must select one course from each category

WRITING

ENG 132: Composition II

THE ARTS

ART 121: Art History Survey I
ART 122: Art History Survey II
ART 123: History of Modern Art
ART 135: Art Appreciation
HUM 101: Introduction to the Humanities
MUS 130: Music Appreciation
MUS 132: Music Literature
STH 131: Theatre Appreciation

PHILOSOPHY AND LITERATURE

ENG 132: College Writing and Research
ENG 235: American Literature before 1900
ENG 241: Shakespeare
PHIL 133: History of Philosophy to the 18th Century
PHIL 137: Topics in Philosophy

HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES

HIST 111: Ancient World History
HIST 112: Early Modern World History
HIST 151: American History I
HIST 152: American History II
SCI 131: Revolutions in Science

MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

CIS 130: Visual Basic
MATH 112: Trigonometry
MATH 115: College Algebra
MATH 141: Introduction to Statistics
MATH 153: Essentials of Calculus for Business and Economics
MATH 175: Precalculus
MATH 180: Calculus I
MATH 183: Calculus III
MATH 221 + 225: Mathematics for Elementary Teachers II and III
MATH 280: Calculus III
PHIL 131: Introduction to Logic

PHYSICAL SCIENCES

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

ASTR 131: Descriptive Astronomy
ATMS 131: Weather and Climate
CHEM 111: Chemical Skills for Pre-Professional Programs
CHEM 131: Principles of Chemistry
CHEM 132: Principles of Organic and Biological Chemistry
CHEM 141: Principles of General Chemistry and Inorganic Chemistry
CHEM 142: Principles of General and Inorganic Chemistry II
CHEM 241 + 242 + 243: Organic Chemistry I + II + Lab
GEOG 131: Principles of Physical Geography
GEOL 131: Physical Geology
PSCI 131: Introduction to Physical Science
PHYS 131: Liberal Arts Physics
PHYS 132: Liberal Arts Physics
PHYS 231: Engineering Physics
PHYS 232: Engineering Physics

LIFE SCIENCES

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

AH 150: Pathophysiology
BIO 130: Evolution and Behavior
BIO 131: Introductory Biology
BIO 138: Environmental Science
BIO 139: Environmental Science
BIO 141: Botany
BIO 143: Zoology
BIO 233: Anatomy and Physiology I
BIO 150 + 152: Biology: Organisms, Genes & Ecology and Biology: Cells & Molecular Biology

SOCIAL SCIENCES (SELECT TWO COURSES FROM DIFFERENT DISCIPLINES)

ANTH 131: Introduction to Anthropology
BEC 151: Principles of Macro Economics
BEC 152: Principles of Micro Economics
CRJ 131: Introduction to Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice
GEOG 132: World Regional Geography
POLS 131: Introduction to American Government & Political Science
PSY 131: Introductory Psychology
SOC 131: Introduction to Sociology
SOC 151: Contemporary Social Problems

CULTURAL DESIGNATIONS

Students must select one course from each category

WORLD PERSPECTIVES DESIGNATION

ANTH 131: Introduction to Anthropology
ANTH 152: Middle Eastern Peoples and Cultures
ARA 232: Second Year Modern Standard Arabic II
FRE 232: Second Year French
GEOG 132: World Regional Geography
GER 232: Second Year German
HIST 113: Modern World History
SPN 232: Second Year Spanish
WR 131: Comparative Religion
WR 232: Western Religions: Judaism, Christianity & Islam
WR 233: Eastern Religions
WR 240: Myths & Symbols: Deciphering the Messages of Sacred Temples

US DIVERSITY DESIGNATION

HIST 151: American History I
HIST 152: American History II
HIST 255: African-American History
SOC 132: Marriage and the Family
SOC 151: Contemporary Social Problems

Admissions Office • 1 Campus Drive • Allendale MI 49401-9403
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