Brian  Parks

Brian Parks

"Being supported by Grand Valley to go to conferences was mind blowing to me. It helped me dream a little bit bigger." - Brian Parks '08, Financial Analyst, Herman Miller Read More

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Glen Oaks Community College

General Education

FOUNDATION CATEGORIES

Students must select one course from each category

WRITING

COM 122: English Composition II

THE ARTS

ART 221: History of Art II
ART 220: History of Art I
HUA 100: Art Appreciation
HUH 101: Modern Culture & the Arts
HUM 150: Music Appreciation
HUM 151: Music Appreciation: Jazz & Pop

PHILOSOPHY AND LITERATURE

HUL 107: Great Books
HUL 110: Literary Interpretation
HUL 201: Women & Literature
HUL 212: Contemporary Literature
HUP 210: Ethics
HUP 230: Introduction to Philosophy
HUR 232: Old Testament
HUR 233: New Testament

HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES

SSH 101: Western Civilization I
SSH 102: Western Civilization II
SSH 201: US History I
SSH 202: US History II
SSH 204: History of Michigan

MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

NSM 151: College Algebra
NSM 153: College Trigonometry
NSM 161: Calculus I & Analytic Geometry
NSM 162: Calculus II & Analytic Geometry
NSM 201: Introduction to Statistics
NSM 262: Linear Algebra & Differential Equations

PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Select one from Physical Sciences and one from Life Sciences.
One of those courses must contain a lab.

NSC 130: Chemistry
NSC 133: General Chemistry I
NSE 101: Environment & Society
NSG 142: Physical Geography
NSG 145: Physical Geology
NSS 144: Astronomy

LIFE SCIENCES

Select one from Physical Sciences and one from Life Sciences.
One of those courses must contain a lab.

NSA 101: Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology
NSA 211: Human Anatomy & Physiology II
NSB 121: General Biology I
NSB 122: General Biology II
NSE 201: Ecology

SOCIAL SCIENCES (SELECT TWO COURSES FROM DIFFERENT DISCIPLINES)

SSA 201: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
BAE 203: Principles of Economics (Micro)
BAE 204: Principles of Economics (Macro)
SSG 110: American Government
SSG 111: State & Local Government
SSP 101: Psychology
SSP 201: Psychology & Personality
SSP 220: Abnormal Psychology
SSP 260: Social Psychology
SSW 250: Introduction to Social Work
SSS 120: Principles of Sociology
SSS 121: Modern Social Problems
VTL 110: Introduction to Law Enforcement

CULTURAL DESIGNATIONS

Students must select one course from each category

WORLD PERSPECTIVES DESIGNATION

SSA 201: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
HUF 261: Spanish IV
HUL 234: World Mythologies
HUR 231: Comparative Religion

US DIVERSITY DESIGNATION

HUL 201: Women & Literature
SSS 121: Modern Social Problems
SSS 220: Marriage & Family

Admissions Office • 1 Campus Drive • Allendale MI 49401-9403
Phone (616) 331-2025 • 1-800-748-0246 • admissions@gvsu.edu