Merritt Taylor, Ph.D.

Merritt Taylor, Ph.D.

"Grand Valley students are well prepared, they work hard, and it's a great opportunity and privilege as a professor to be able to show them opportunities that they may not have seen before." - Merritt Taylor, Biomedical Sciences Department Read More

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C.S. Mott Community College

Program Guide: Geology

First Year

First Semester
ENGL 101 3
MATH 130 4
Social Science elective 3
GEOL 151 + 151L 4
14
Second Semester
ENGL 102 3
MATH 140 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
Social Science elective 3
GEOL 152 + 152L 4
16
 

Second Year

First Semester
MATH 150 or 170 or COMG 153 or 154 4
World Perspectives elective 3
CHEM 131 + 131L 5
PHYS 281 + 281L or 287 + 287L 4-5
16-17
Second Semester
Humanities elective 3
PHYS 282 + 282L or 288 + 288L 4-5
CHEM 132 + 132L 5
Humanities elective 3
15-16
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.S.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer agreement (MTA). Social science and 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.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANTH 211, FREN 252, GEOG 142, HIST 151, HIST 152, PSCN 173, SPAN 282
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  HIST 154, HIST 155, SOCY 193, SOCY 292, SOCY 294

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The geosciences offer challenging career opportunities and are among the higher paid professions. The B.S. degree in geology is intended primarily to prepare students for graduate study in the geological sciences. As a terminal degree, it is useful in a variety of careers, including environmental technology, mineral and energy resource exploration, science writing, and business. Geoscientists will apply their knowledge and skills to exploring and developing the earth¿s resources.

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