Matthew  Waldon

Matthew Waldon

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Schoolcraft College

Program Guide: Geology

First Year

First Semester
ENG 101 3
MATH 128 4
Social Science elective 3
GEOL 133 4
14
Second Semester
ENG 102 3
U.S. Diversity/Social Science elective 3
GEOL 134 4
World Perspectives elective 3
MATH 119 3
16
 

Second Year

First Semester
Humanities elective 3
CHEM 111 4
PHYS 181 or 211 4-5
Humanities elective 3
Social Science elective 3
17-18
Second Semester
Humanities elective 3
CHEM 117 5
PHYS 182 or 212 4-5
GEOL 234 4
16-17
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.S.
  • Students must choose two additional math, statistics or computer science courses from: MATH 150 + MATH 151 or MATH 122 + 1 course at Grand Valley or CIS 115 or 120 + 1 course at Grand Valley.
  • This guide fulfills the MACRAO agreement.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANTH 211, ARA 202, FR 202, GEOG 133, GER 202, HIST 137, HIST 138, HUM 232, SPAN 202
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  HIST 151, HIST 152, HIST 152, SOC 205, SOC 209, SOC 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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