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Kellogg Community College

Program Guide: Geology

First Year

First Semester
ENGL 151 3
MATH 124 4
CHEM 110 4
Humanities elective 3
14
Second Semester
ENGL 152 3
MATH 122 3
Humanities elective 3
CHEM 111 4
Elective 3
16
 

Second Year

First Semester
PHYS 111 or 201 4
(1) MATH 141 4
Social Science elective 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
14
Second Semester
Social Science elective 3
World Perspectives elective 3
(1) MATH 142 4
PHYS 112 or 202 4
Elective 3
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.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANTH 200, BUAD 115, FREN 202, HIST 201, HIST 250, HIST 260, LITE 205, LITE 206, POSC 210, POSC 211, SPAN 202
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  HIST 240, LITE 240, SOCI 202, SOCI 203, SOCI 204
  • It is recommended that students transfer after one year

(1) Other options:  MATH 130 + 1 course at Grand Valley or OIT 100 + CP 210

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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