Cook Carillon Tower

Cook Carillon Tower

Containing 48 bells and measuring 100 feet to the top of its spire, the Cook Carillon Tower is the focal point of Grand Valley's Allendale Campus.

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Washtenaw Community College

General Education

FOUNDATION CATEGORIES

Students must select one course from each category

WRITING

ENG 226: Composition II

THE ARTS

ART 130: Art Appreciation
ART 150: Monuments and Cultures
DAN 180: Dance Appreciation: The World of Dance
DRA 180: Theatre Appreciation
ENG 270: Creative Writing I
ENG 271: Creative Writing II
HUM 101: Introduction to Humanities: Ancient to Medieval
HUM 102: Introduction to Humanities: Renaissance to Modern
HUM 120: Introduction to Film
HUM 150: International Cinema
HUM 160: American Film
HUM 175: Arts and Cultures of Middle East
HUM 185: The Horror Film
MUS 140: Music Theory I
MUS 142: Music Theory
MUS 180: Music Appreciation: Our Musical World
MUS 185: Western Music History Survey

PHILOSOPHY AND LITERATURE

ENG 160: Introduction to Literature: Poetry & Drama
ENG 170: Introduction to Literature: Short Story and Novel
ENG 181: African-American Literature
ENG 187: Folk Literature and Culture of the Caribbean and South America
ENG 200: Shakespeare
ENG 213: World Literature I
ENG 214: Literature of the Non-Western World
ENG 222: American Literature II
ENG 223: British Literature After 1800
ENG 224: World Literature II
ENG 240: Children's Literature
ENG 242: Multicultural Literature for Youth
HUM 146: Mythology
PHL 101: Introduction to Philosophy
PHL 200: Existentialism
PHL 205: Ethics
PHL 240: Social-Political Philosophy
PHL 244: Ethical and Legal Issues in Health Care
PHL 245: Philosophy of Religion

HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES

HST 121: Western Civilization I
HST 122: Western Civilization II
HST 123: The Twentieth Century
HST 150: African American History
HST 200: Michigan History
HST 201: United States History to 1877
HST 202: United States History Since 1877
HST 210: U.S. Women's History
HST 215: History of U.S. Foreign Relations
HST 216: U.S. Military History, Colonial Times to Present
HST 220: The Civil War Era, 1845- 1877
HST 230: History of the Holocaust
HST 235: African History
HST 240: The History of the Modern Middle East, 1798 - Present
HST 251: War in the Modern World, 1500 - Present
HST 260: History of England to 1688
HST 270: History of China

MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

CPS 161: An Introduction to Programming with Java
CPS 171: Introduction to Programming with C++
CPS 271: Object Features of C++
CPS 272: Data Structures with C++
MTH 148: Functional Math for Elementary School Teachers I
MTH 149: Functional Math for Elementary School Teachers II
MTH 151: Technical Algebra
MTH 157: Geometry and Trigonometry
MTH 160: Basic Statistics
MTH 176: College Algebra
MTH 178: General Trigonometry
MTH 180: Precalculus
MTH 181: Mathematical Analysis I
MTH 182: Mathematical Analysis II
MTH 191: Calculus I
MTH 192: Calculus II
MTH 197: Linear Algebra
MTH 293: Calculus III
MTH 295: Differential Equations
PHL 123: Critical Thinking
PHL 250: Logic

PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Select one from Physical Sciences and one from Life Sciences.
One of those courses must contain a lab.

AST 100 + 111: Introductory Astronomy + General Astronomy
AST 111: Genral Astronomy
CEM 102: Chemistry for Elementary Teachers
CEM 105: Fundamentals of Chemistry
CEM 111: General Chemistry I
CEM 122: General Chemistry II
CEM 140: Organic Biochemistry
CEM 211: Organic Chemistry I
CEM 222: Organic Chemistry II
GLG 100: Introduction to Earth Science
GLG 103: Field Biology
GLG 104: Weather
GLG 114: Physical Geology
GLG 202: Earth Science for Elementary Teachers
PHY 105: Conceptional Physics
PHY 110: Applied Physics
PHY 111: General Physics I
PHY 122: General Physics II
PHY 211: Analytical Physics I
PHY 222: Analytical Physics II

LIFE SCIENCES

Select one from Physical Sciences and one from Life Sciences.
One of those courses must contain a lab.

BIO 101: Concepts of Biology
BIO 102: Human Biology
BIO 103: General Biology II
BIO 104: Biology of Exercise
BIO 107: Introduction to Field Biology
BIO 109: Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology
BIO 111: Anatomy and Physiology
BIO 142: Introduction to Nutrition, Exercise and Weight Control
BIO 200: Current Topics in Biology
BIO 201: Physiology of Exercise
BIO 208: Genetics
BIO 212: Pathophysiology
BIO 215: Cell and Molecular Biology
BIO 227 + 228: Zoology + Botany
BIO 237: Microbiology
ENV 101: Environmental Science I
ENV 201: Environmental Science II
HSC 138: General and Therapeutic Nutrition

SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES (SELECT TWO COURSES FROM DIFFERENT DISCIPLINES)

ANT 201: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
CCP 101: Child Development
CJT 100: Introduction to Criminal Justice
ANT 205: Introduction to Archaeology
ECO 110: Introduction to Economics
ECO 111: Consumer Economics
ECO 211: Principles of Economics I
ECO 222: Principles of Economics II
ECO 280: International Economics
GEO 101: World Regional Geography
GEO 212: Geography of the U.S. and Canada
HSC 147: Growth and Development
PLS 112: Introduction to American Government
PLS 150: State and Local Government and Politics
PLS 211: Introduction to Comparative Government
PLS 220: Politics and the Media
PSY 100: Introductory Psychology
PSY 107: African-American Psychology
PSY 150: Psychology of Work
PSY 200: Child Psychology
PSY 206: Life Span Developmental Psychology
PSY 210: Behavior Modification
PSY 220: Human Development and Learning
PSY 240: Drugs, Society, and Human Behavior
PSY 251: Education of Exceptional Children
PSY 257: Abnormal Psychology
PSY 260: Introduction to Human Sexuality
SOC 100: Principles of Sociology
SOC 155: Hip-Hop Culture and Society
SOC 202: Criminology
SOC 205: Race and Ethnic Relations
SOC 207: Social Problems
SOC 220: Group Dynamics and Counseling
SOC 225: Family Social Work
SOC 230: Marriage and Family
SOC 250: Juvenile Delinquency

CULTURAL DESIGNATIONS

Students must select one course from each category

WORLD PERSPECTIVES DESIGNATION

ANT 201: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
ENG 187: Folk Literature and Culture of the Caribbean and South America
ENG 213: World Literature
ENG 214: Literature of the Non-Western World
ENG 224: World Literature II
GEO 101: World Regional Geography
HST 122: Western Civilization II
HST 123: The Twentieth Century
HST 230: History of the Holocaust
HST 235: African History
HST 270: History of China
HUM 145: Comparative Religions
HUM 146: Mythology
PLS 211: Introduction to Comparative Government
SPN 202: Second Year Spanish II
SPN 224: Second Year Spanish II - Literature

US DIVERSITY DESIGNATION

ENG 181: African-American Literature
HST 150: African-American History
HST 201: United States History to 1877
HST 202: United States History since 1877
HST 220: The Civil War Era, 1845 - 1877
SOC 205: Race & Ethnic Relations
SOC 207: Social Problems
SOC 230: Marriage & Family

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