Shane O'Donohue

Shane O'Donohue

"What I like best about Grand Valley are the people here. Everybody is very supportive and they want you to succeed in life, and that is a great feeling having such a family behind you." - Shane O'Donohue, biomedical sciences and psychology double major Read More

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Muskegon Community College

Program Guide: Physics

First Year

First Semester
ENG 101 3
MATH 161 4
CHEM 101 (L&L) 5
Humanities elective 3
15
Second Semester
ENG 102 3
Humanities elective 3
Social Science elective 3
MATH 162 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
15
 

Second Year

First Semester
Humanities elective 3
MATH 283 4
PHYS 203 5
MATH 276 3
15
Second Semester
Social Science elective 3
MATH 295 4
PHYS 204 5
World Perspectives/Social Science elective 3
15
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.S..
  • This guide fulfills the MACRAO agreement.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANTH 110, ART 198, ART 199, BUS 200, ENG 200, ENG 201, ENG 207, ENG 211, FR 202, GEOG 104, GEOG 105, GER 202, HIST 101, HIST 102, HIST195, HIST 204, HIST 210, HUM 195, PHIL 210, PSCI 211, SPAN 202
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  ENG 130, ENG 231, HIST 201, HIST 202, HIST 207, SOC 102, SOC 202, SOC 205, WS 101
  • Students initerested in secondary teacher certification should take BIOL 103 (L&L) and PSYC 201.
  • Students interested in secondary teacher certification should not take a U.S. Diversity elective.
  • MATH 295 is only recommended if graduate school is not a consideration.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Physicists are usually employed in research and development laboratories in industry, private institutions, and government. Physicists work as part of a team of scientists and engineers in such research fields as energy, superconductivity, low temperature, optics, atomic and nuclear phenomena, radiation, and computers.

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