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Vanja Vidojevic

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Jackson Community College

Program Guide: English

First Year

First Semester
ENG 131 3
MAT 141 5
Foreign language 131 4
Social Science elective 3
Second Semester
ENG 132 3
Foreign language 132 4
Science Lab elective 4
World Perspectives elective 3
Elective 3

Second Year

First Semester
ENG elective 3
Foreign language 231 4
Elective 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
ENG elective 3
Second Semester
ENG elective 3
ENG elective 3
ENG elective 3
Social Science elective 3
Science elective 4


  • Degree offered: B.A.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Social science electives must be taken from different disciplines.  Science electives must be taken 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:  ANT 131, CUL 175, ENG 257, GEO 132, PLS 262, SPN 232
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  ENG 249, HST 125, SOC 135, SOC 246
  • Possible electives:  ENG 255, ENG 256, ENG 247, ENG 246
  • Students interested in teacher certification should take PSY 140 as a social science elective and could also take EDU 263 or PSY 245.
  • Secondary certification candidates are also required to complete a teachable minor.  Please see for minor options.
  • Elementary certification candidates could also take ENG 254.


Students who major in English find work in a variety of fields, ranging from management to computer programming. Careers such as writing, teaching, library science, 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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