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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West Shore Community College

Program Guide: Public Administration

First Year

First Semester
ENG 111 3
MTH 121 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
ACC 121 4
16
Second Semester
ENG 112 3
Elective 3
ACC 122 4
Elective 3
Humanities elective 3
16
 

Second Year

First Semester
World Perspectives elective 3
Humanities elective 3
Lab Science elective 4
ECO 136 3
Elective 3
16
Second Semester
U.S. Diversity elective 3
Math/Science elective 3
Humanities elective 3
ECO 137 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 must take MTH 123.
  • This guide fulfills the MACRAO agreement.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANT 112, GEO 133, LIT 213, PHL 202, SPN 202, HIS 142
  • U.S. Diversity electives: ANT 114, SOC 275. HIS 145, HIS 146
  • Options other than ACC 121, ACC 122, ECO 136 and ECO 137 are available at Grand Valley.
  • It is recommended that students transfer after one year

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Public administration majors find employment in government, health administration, criminal justice, nonprofit, and private areas of the economy. These positions include city manager, program or agency director, budget officer, personnel manager, labor relations specialist, and court administrator.

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