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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Northwestern Michigan College

Program Guide: English

First Year

First Semester
ENG 111 4
MTH 121 4
Foreign Language I 4
ENG elective 3
15
Second Semester
ENG 112 4
Foreign Language II 4
Science Lab elective 4
Social Science elective 3
15
 

Second Year

First Semester
ENG elective 3
Foreign Language III 4
ENG elective 3
World Perspectives elective 3
Social Science elective 3
16
Second Semester
ENG elective 3
ENG 211 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
ENG elective 3
Science elective 4
16
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.A.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Social science 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.
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  ART 214, ENG 245, HST 111, HST 112, HST 211, HST 212, HST 213, MUS 111, SOC 201, SOC 220
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANT 113, ART 111, ART 112, ENG 241, ENG 263, ENG 271, GEO 109, HST 228, HST 235, FRN 202, SPN 202, PHL 121, PHL 122, PLS 132, PLS 211
  • Choose ENG electives from the folllowing:  ENG 223, ENG 241, ENG 261, ENG 262, ENG 263. ENG 264, ENG 271
  • Students interested in elementary teacher certification (K-8) should take PSY 101 as a social science eletive and could also take CD 202, MTH 106, MTH 206 and ENG 210.
  • Students interested in secondary teacher certificaion (6-12) should take PSY 101 and could also take CD 202.  In additiona, secondary certification candidates are required to complete a teachable minor.  Please see www.gvsu.edu/clasadvising/secondary-certification-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 communication skills developed in the study of English are also important to careers in public relations, business, management, and personnel counseling.

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