Sara Sherry

Sara Sherry

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Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Program Guide: Geology

First Year

First Semester
ENG 110 3
MATH 150 4
CHM 120 4
Humanities elective 3
14
Second Semester
ENG 111 3
CHM 130 4
MATH 152 3
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
16
 

Second Year

First Semester
MATH 220 3
PHY 111 or 221 4-5
U.S. Diversity elective 3
Social Science elective 3
Elective 3
16-17
Second Semester
PHY 112 or 222 4-5
World Perspectives elective 3
Social Science elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
16-17
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.S.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Humanities electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Social 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.
  • World Perspective electives: FRL 206, FRL 255, GEO 102, HRY 101, HRY 252, HUM 205, PHI 209, PSI 202, SOC 201
  • U.S. Diversity electives;  HRY 102, HRY 103, SOC 103, SOC 200, SOC 205

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The geosciences offer challenging career opportunities and are among the higher paid professions. The B.S. degree in geology is intended primarily to prepare students for graduate study in the geological sciences. As a terminal degree, it is useful in a variety of careers, including environmental technology, mineral and energy resource exploration, science writing, and business. Geoscientists will apply their knowledge and skills to exploring and developing the earth's resources.

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