Hector Garcia

Hector Garcia

"You're able to think critically about not just your career, but about life in general. That's one of the biggest benefits that you obtain while going to Grand Valley." - Hector Garcia, engineering major Read More

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Jackson Community College

Program Guide: Political Science

First Year

First Semester
ENG 131 3
MAT 141 5
PLS 141 3
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
17
Second Semester
ENG 132 3
Elective 3
Science Lab elective 4
Elective 3
PLS 262 3
16
 

Second Year

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

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.A., B.S.. Students seeking the B.A. degree must demonstrate third-semester proficiency in a foreign language.  Students seeking the B.S. degree should take MAT 133.
  • Students should consider transferring after one year.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Social science elective must be a non-PLS 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.
  • Possible electives:  ECN 231, ECN 232
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  ENG 249, HST 125, SOC 235, SOC 246

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.

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