Craig Benjamin, Ph.D.

Craig Benjamin, Ph.D.

"I'm strong on encouraging students to explore the world and helping them unlock this great potential that they may not have known was there. It's a profoundly satisfying job." - Craig Benjamin, History Department Read More

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Muskegon Community College

Program Guide: Geology

First Year

First Semester
ENG 101 3
MATH 111 4
CHEM 101 (L&L) 5
Humanities elective 3
15
Second Semester
ENG 102 3
MATH 112 4
CHEM 102 (L&L) 5
Humanities elective 3
15
 

Second Year

First Semester
PHYS 201 or 203 4-5
Humanities elective 3
World Perspectives/Social Science elective 3
GEOL 101A 4
14-15
Second Semester
Social Science elective 3
PHYS 202 or 204 4-5
GEOL 102 4
U.S. Diversity/Social Science elective 3
14-15
 

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, HIST 195, 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

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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