Andrew Plague

Andrew Plague

"I came to Grand Valley because it has everything that a big university offers, but it feels like a small university. I wanted to go somewhere where my professors knew my name and I could work one-on-one with them." - Andrew Plague, political science major Read More

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Washtenaw Community College

Program Guide: English

First Year

First Semester
ENG 111 4
MTH 176 4
Social Science elective 3
Foreign Language I 4
15
Second Semester
ENG 226 3
World Perspective elective 3
Foreign Language II 4
ENG elective 3
Elective 3
16
 

Second Year

First Semester
Science Lab elective 4
Foreign Language III 3
ENG elective 3
ENG elective 3
Social Science elective 3
16
Second Semester
U.S. Diversity elective 3
ENG 185 3
ENG elective 3
ENG elective 3
Science elective 4
16
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.A.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Social science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  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.  
  • ENG 111 and ENG 226 both transfer to GVSU as WRT 150.  If students don't complete the MTA, students will only receive the benefit of one of the courses.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANT 201, GEO 101, HST 122, HST 123, HUM 145, HUM 146, PLS 211, SPN 202, SPN 224
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  ENG 181, HST 150, HST 201, HST 202, SOC 205, SOC 207, SOC 230
  • Choose ENG electives from:  ENG 211, ENG 212, ENG 222, ENG 223, ENG 140, HUM 146
  • Students interested in elementary teacher certification (K-8) should take PSY 100 and PSY 220 as social science electives and could also take ENG 240, MTH 148 and MTH 149.
  • Students interested in secondary teacher certification (6-12) should take PSY 100 and PSY 220 as social science electives and will also be required to complete a teachable minor.  Please see www.gvsu.edu/clasadvising/secondary-certification-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, library science, teaching, editing, and publishing are directly related to specific studies in English language and literature. The communication skills developed in the study of English are also important to careers in public relations, business management, and personnel counseling.

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