Steeve Buckridge, Ph.D.

Steeve Buckridge, Ph.D.

"We have great students who are really passionate about learning. I feel very privileged to be here to work with these students." - Steeve Buckridge, Area Studies Department Read More

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Grand Rapids Community College

Program Guide: Liberal Studies

First Year

First Semester
EN 100 or 101 3
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
MA 110 4
World Perspective elective 3
16
Second Semester
EN 102 3
PL 205 3
Elective 3
(1) PL 202 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
15
 

Second Year

First Semester
MA 215 or PY 281 4
Social Science elective 3
Science Lab elective 4
Elective 3
14
Second Semester
Social Science elective 3
Elective 3
Science elective 4
Elective 3
Elective 3
16
 

NOTES:

(1) PL 202 are only required for the B.S. degree.

  • Degree offered: B.A., B.S.. Students seeking the B.A. degree are required to demonstrate third semester proficiency in a foreign language.
  • IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT STUDENTS SEE THE GRCC COUNSELING AND CAREER CENTER FOR A LIST OF COURSES THAT WILL FULFILL ELECTIVES.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Courses in science, social science and humanities must be selected from different disciplines.  Please check with your advisor for additional associate degree requirements.  GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
  • World Perspectives electives:  AN 201, AN 210, AN 285, BA 288, EC 290, EN 252, EN 281, EN 282, FR 232, GR 232, GE 135, GE 210, GE 296, HS 101, HS 102, HS 120, HS 121, HS 230, HS 239, HS 240, HS 241, HS 242, HS 290, HS 295, PS 201, PS 202, PS 215, SP 232
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  AN 280, COM 235, EN 251, EN 261, EN 270, EN 271, EN 272, EN 278, GE 281, HS 215, HS 249, HS 250, HS 281, PL 207, SO 254, SO 260, SO 261, SO 262, SO 265, SO 270

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

To be admitted to the Liberal Arts major, students must (1) have earned at least a B (3.0) average in four courses: English 150, LIB 100, PHI 102, and one course in the proposed emphasis, (2) have achieved sophomore standing, and (3) have submitted an approved Study Plan.

With the advisor, students construct their study plans. These consist of listings of courses selected for emphasis area and electives, and a narrative statement which describes the student's course of study, its coherence and significance. Study plans are submitted to the program's coordinator for review and approval.

Admissions Office • 1 Campus Drive • Allendale MI 49401-9403
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