The Transformational Link

The Transformational Link

The Transformational Link on the Allendale Campus was completed by Detroit artist Gary Kulak and represents a student's educational journey at GVSU.

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North Central Michigan College

Program Guide: Communication Studies

First Year

First Semester
ENG 111 3
MATH 130 4
COM 111 3
Social Science elective 3
Humanities elective 3
16
Second Semester
ENG 112 3
COM elective 3
COM elective 3
Social Science elective 3
Humanities elective 3
15
 

Second Year

First Semester
Science elective 4
Elective 3
COM elective 3
Elective 3
World Perspectives elective 3
16
Second Semester
Lab Science elective 4
U.S. Diversity elective 3
COM elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
16
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.S., B.A.
  • Students seeking the B.A. degree are required to demonstrate third semester proficiency in a foreign language.  Students seeking the B.S. degree should take STAT 200.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  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.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANP 110, ANP 210, ENG 250, ENG 255, FR 212, GEO 121, GR 212, HST 140, HST 141, REL 100, SPAN 212
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  HST 131, HST 132, HST 205, HST 220, HST 221, SOC 120, SCO 230, SOC 271
  • Choose COM electives from:  COM 225, COM 250, COM 235, M 202, PHO 100, JRN 201, THF 102
  • Students may want to consider transferring after one year. Many of the freshman/sophomore courses are not available at NCMC.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Communication Studies is a multidisciplinary liberal arts and professional field. At Grand Valley a student may choose a general major in communications studies or one of six specialized majors. These majors include: Film and Video Production, Photography, Theatre, Advertising and Public Relations, Multimedia Journalism, and Health Communications.

Admissions Office • 1 Campus Drive • Allendale MI 49401-9403
Phone (616) 331-2025 • 1-800-748-0246 • admissions@gvsu.edu