Allendale Campus

Allendale Campus

Set on 1,304 acres along the Grand River Valley, the main campus in Allendale provides picturesque scenery during all four distinct Michigan seasons.

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Northwestern Michigan College

Program Guide: Geology

First Year

First Semester
ENG 111 4
MTH 140 5
Humanities elective 3
ENV 111 + 111L 4
16
Second Semester
ENG 112 4
World Perspectives elective 5
ENV 112 + 112L 4
Humanities elective 3
16
 

Second Year

First Semester
CHM 150 + 150R + 150L 5
PHY 121 + 121L or 221 + 221L + 221R 4-5
(1)CIT 100 3
Social Science elective 3
15-16
Second Semester
PHY 122 + 122L or 222 + 222L + 222R 4-5
U.S. Diversity elective 3
CHM 151 + 151R + 151L 5
Social Science elective 3
15-16
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.S.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Social science elective must be selected from different disciplines.  Please check with your community college advisor for addtional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANT 113, ART 111, ART 112, ENG 241, ENG 263, ENG 271, GEO 109, HST 228, HST 235, FRN 202, SPN 202, PHL 121, PHL 122, PLS 132, PLS 211
  • U.S. Diveristy electives:  ART 214, ENG 245, HST 111, HST 112, HST 211, HST 212, HST 213, MUS 111, SOC 201, SOC 220
  • Students may want to take humanities and social science electives from the world Perspectives and/or U.S. Diversity electives.

(1) Students may choose MTH 131 + one more course at Grand Valley or MTH 141 + 142 instead of the CIT 100 + one more course at Grand Valley.

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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