Thuy  Simpson, Ph.D.

Thuy Simpson, Ph.D.

"There are several things I love about teaching at Grand Valley, but I have to say one of the best things about teaching at Grand Valley is the students. They are very respectful and they make teaching a lot more rewarding." - Thuy Simpson, Finance Department Read More

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Macomb Community College

Program Guide: Political Science

First Year

First Semester
ENGL 1180 or 1210 3-4
MATH 1410 4
POLS 1000 3
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
16-17
Second Semester
ENGL 1190 or 1220 3-4
World Perspectives elective 3
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
POLS 1600 3
15-16
 

Second Year

First Semester
Elective 3
Science elective 4
Elective 3
POLS 1200 3
Social Science elective 3
16
Second Semester
Science Lab elective 4
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
16
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.S., B.A. Students seeking a B.A. degree must demonstrate third semester proficiency in a foreign language. Students seeking the B.S. degree must take MATH 1340.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Social science elecitve must be a non-POLS course.  Humanities 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.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANTH 1000, BUSN 2100, ENGL 2800, ENGL 2810, FREN 2370, GEOG 2000, GRMN 2370, HIST 2520, HIST 2650, HUMN 1700, HUMN 1750, INTL 2000, INTL 2300, INTL 2500, ITAL 2370, POLS 1900, POLS 1950, SPAN 2370
  • U.S. Diversity electives:   SOCY 1100, SOCY 2450, SOCY 2550

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Students majoring in political science find positions in a wide variety of fields - with a large percentage of persons employed in business. Other careers include government work in administration, foreign service, and specialized overseas assignments. There are also many positions in teaching, public action and interest groups.

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