Shane O'Donohue

Shane O'Donohue

"What I like best about Grand Valley are the people here. Everybody is very supportive and they want you to succeed in life, and that is a great feeling having such a family behind you." - Shane O'Donohue, biomedical sciences and psychology double major Read More

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Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Program Guide: English

First Year

First Semester
ENG 110 3
MATH 150 4
Foreign Language I 4
Social Science elective 3
Elective 3
17
Second Semester
ENG 111 3
Foreign Language II 4
World Perspectives elective 3
Science Lab elective 4
Elective 3
17
 

Second Year

First Semester
ENG elective 4
Foreign Language III 4
ENG elective 4
U.S. Diversity elective 3
15
Second Semester
ENG elective 4
ENG elective 4
Social Science elective 3
Science elective 4
15
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.A.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Social science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.
  • 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
  • ENG electives:  ENG 201, ENG 202, ENG 203, ENG 204, ENG 216, ENG 217, ENG 218, ENG 223,  ENG 230, HUM 205
  • Students interested in elementary teacher certification (K-8) should take PSY 150 as a social science elective and could also take PSY 190, PHY 180, MATH 140, MATH 142, ENG 242 and one of WPE 140 or 145.
  • Students interested in secondary teacher certification (6-12) should take PSY 150 as a social science elective and could also take PSY 190.  Secondary certification candidates will also be required to complete a teachable minor.  Please see www.gvsu.edu/clasadvising/secondary-certification-84.htm for minor options.

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Students who major in English find work in a variety of fields, ranging from management to computer programming. Careers such as writing, library science, teaching, editing, and publishing are directly related to specific studies in English language and literature. The communication skills developed in the study of English are also important to careers in public relations, business management, and personnel counseling.

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