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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Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Program Guide: Political Science

First Year

First Semester
ENG 110 3
MATH 150 4
PSI 100 or 101 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
Elective 3
Second Semester
ENG 111 3
PSI 102 3
Social Science elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3

Second Year

First Semester
PSI 201 3
Science Lab elective 4
Humanities elective 3
Elective 4
Second Semester
Science elective 4
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3


  • Degree offered: B.S., B.A. Students seeing a B.A. degree must demonstrate a third semester proficiency in a foreign language.  Students seeking a B.S. degree must take MATH 220.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Social science elective must be a non-PSI course.  Humanities 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.
  • Students should consider transferring after one year.
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  HRY 102, HRY 103, SOC 103, SOC 200, SOC 205


Students majoring in political science find positions in a wide variety of fields - with a large percentage of persons employed in business. Other careers include government work in administration, foreign service, and specialized overseas assignments. There are also many positions in teaching, public action and special interest groups.

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