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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Program Guide: Political Science

First Year

First Semester
ENG 101 3
MATH 128 4
POLS 105 3
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
16
Second Semester
ENG 102 3
Elective 3
Science Lab elective 4
Elective 4
14
 

Second Year

First Semester
POLS elective 3
POLS elective 3
Science elective 4
Humanities elective 3
Social Science elective 3
16
Second Semester
Elective 3
POLS elective 3
POLS elective 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
Elective 3
15
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.S., B.A. Students seeking the B.A. degree must demonstrate third semester proficiency in a foreign language.  Students seeking the B.S. degree should take MATH 122.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Social science elective must be a non-POLS course.  Humanities 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.
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  HIST 151, HIST 152, HIST 153, SOC 205, SOC 209, SOC 210
  • Students should consider transferring after one year of basic courses.

 

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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