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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Oakland Community College

Program Guide: English

First Year

First Semester
ENG 1510 3
MAT 1150 4
World Perspectives elective 3
Foreign Language 1510 4
Social Science elective 3
17
Second Semester
ENG 1520 3
Foreign Language 1530 4
ENG elective 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
ENG elective 3
16
 

Second Year

First Semester
ENG elective 3
Science Lab elective 4
Foreign Language 2610 4
ENG elective 3
14
Second Semester
Social Science elective 3
Social Science elective 3
English elective 3
English elective 3
English elective 3
15
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.A.
  • This guide fulfills the MACRAO agreement.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANTH 1540, ANT 2750, ARA 2620, BUS 2150, CHI 2620, ENG 2530, ENG 2540, FRE 2620, GEO 1520, GER 2620, GLS 2900 - 2920, HIS 1520, HUM 1710, JPN 2620, MUS 1585, POL 2610, RUS 2620, SPA 2620
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  ENG 1610, HIS 2510, HIS 2520, HIS 2610, SOC 2520, SOC 2530, SOC 2560
  • Choose ENG electives from:  ENG 2510, ENG 2520, ENG 2530 or ENG 2550, ENG 2560, ENG 2760, ENG 2770, ENG 2820, ENG 1610
  • Students interested in elementary teacher certification (K-12) should take PSY 2510 and PSY 2710 as social science electives and could also take ENG 2680, MAT 2530, and MAT 2540.
  • Students interested in secondary teacher certification (6-12) should take PSY 2510 and PSY 2710 as social science electives and will also be required to complete a teachable minor.  Please see www.gvsu.edu/clasadvising/secondary-education-84.htm for minor options.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Students who major in English find work in a variety of fields, ranging from management to computer programming. Careers such as writing, teaching, library science, editing, and publishing are directly related to specific studies in English language and literature. The communications skills developed in the study of English are also important to careers in public relations, business management, and personnel counseling.

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