Nikole LeCompte

Nikole LeCompte

"The liberal education foundation helped me to see other topics that I might not have noticed before. It broadened my interests and I was able to better figure out what my best fit would be." - Nikole LeCompte, psychology major Read More

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Grand Rapids Community College

Program Guide: Philosophy

First Year

First Semester
EN 100 or 101 3
MTA approved MA course 4
Social Science elective 3
Foreign Language 101 4
14
Second Semester
EN 102 3
Foreign Language 102 4
Elective 3
Elective 3
PL 201 3
16
 

Second Year

First Semester
Foreign Language 231 4
World Perspective elective 3
PL 202 3
Science elective 3
PS 110 3
16
Second Semester
PL 205 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
Science Lab elective 4
Elective 3
Elective 3
16
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.A.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer agreement (MTA).  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Social sicnece elective must be a non-PS course.  Please check with your community college 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 135, 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
  • IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT STUDENTS SEE THE GRCC COUNSELING AND CAREER CENTER FOR A LIST OF COURSES THAT WILL FULFILL ELECTIVES.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The vocational value of philosophy depends on its connection with other fields. For example, formal logic is close to mathematics; ethics is important for medicine, business, teaching, and counseling; legal and political philosophy are essential to law and public service; philosophy of science has a bearing on the social and natural sciences; and aesthetics and the history of philosophy are useful to students in literature and the arts.

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