Miguel Perez Vives

Miguel Perez Vives

"I chose Grand Valley because it offers a great education for an affordable price. It also offers many resources for international students." - Miguel Perez Vives, international business and marketing major Read More

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Macomb Community College

General Education

FOUNDATION CATEGORIES

Students must select one course from each category

WRITING

Choose one of the following:

ENGL 1220: Composition II
ENGL 1190: Communications II

THE ARTS

ARTT 1620: Fine Art Appreciation
ARTT 2610: Art of the Western World I
ARTT 2620: Art of the Western World 2
HUMN 1210: Introduction to the Arts
HUMN 1270: Rock Music: A Cultural Perspective
HUMN 1300: Theater Arts
HUMN 1460: The Film as Art
HUMN 1472: Selected Studies in Film: The Western
HUMN 1473: Selected Studies in Film: Gangsters
HUMN 1474: Selected Studies in Film: Vietnam on Film
HUMN 1476: Selected Studies in Film: Science Fiction
MUSC 1030: Music Appreciation
MUSC 1060: Theory I
MUSC 2710: Music History & Literature to 1750
MUSC 2720: Music History & Literature since 1750

PHILOSOPHY AND LITERATURE

ENGL 1730: Contemporary American Literature
ENGL 2510: British Literature to 1760
ENGL 2520: British Literature from 1760 to Present
ENGL 2600: Introduction to Poetry
ENGL 2610: Introduction to the Novel & Short Fiction
ENGL 2710: American Literature: Colonial to 1865
ENGL 2720: American Literature, 1865-1920
ENGL 2730: American Literature, 1920 - Present
ENGL 2800: World Literature to 1400
ENGL 2810: World Literature from 1400
ENGL 2850: Shakespeare Survey
HUMN 1479: Selected Studies in Film: Shakespeare through Film
HUMN 1750: Introduction to Mythology
PHIL 2010: Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 2100: Introduction to Ethics

HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES

HIST 1260: Women in European History to 145
HIST 1270: Women in European History 1450 - 1848
HIST 1400: History Goes to the Movies
HIST 1500: Western Civilization to 1648
HIST 1600: Western Civilization Since 1648
HIST 2000: History of Invention & Technology in America
HIST 2100: History of the US, 1865 to Present
HIST 2200: History of the US, 1607-1865
HIST 2330: History of American Movies 1896 - 1950
HIST 2340: Cultural History: American Architecture 1630 - 2000
HIST 2360: The Changing America, 1945 to the Present
HIST 2370: Vietnam Wars - An International History, 1945 - Present
HIST 2390: The History of Michigan
HIST 2520: Asia in the Modern World
HIST 2650: Middle East Since 1945
INTL 2800: Introduction to the Middle East

MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

ITCS 1230: VISUAL BASIC
ITCS 2220: Advanced Visual Basic
ITCS 2530: C++ Programming
ITCS 2550: C++ Programming 2
MATH 1280: Mathematics for Education I
MATH 1290: Mathematics for Education II
MATH 1340: Statistics
MATH 1360: Finite Math I
MATH 1370: Calculus for Business and Social Sciences
MATH 1410: College Algebra
MATH 1430: College Trigonometry
MATH 1760: Analytic Geometry and Calculus I
MATH 1770: Analytic Geometry and Calculus II
MATH 2760: Analytic Geometry and Calculus III
MATH 2770: Differential Equations
PHIL 2200: Introduction to Logic

PHYSICAL SCIENCES

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

ASTR 1030+1040: General Astronomy I + II
CHEM 1050: General Chemistry I
CHEM 1060: General Chemistry II
CHEM 1170: Principles of Chemistry I
CHEM 1180: Principles of Chemistry II
CHEM 2260 + 2270 + 2280 + : Organic Chemistry I & II + Lab
GEOL 1080: Geology of Michigan
GEOL 1140: Physical Geology
GEOL 1150: Historical Geology
NATS 1210: Earth Science
PHYS 1180: College Physics I
PHYS 11900: College Physics II
PHYS 2220: Analytical Physics I
PHYS 2230: Analytical Physics II

LIFE SCIENCES

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

BIOL 1000: General Biology I
BIOL 1010: General Biology II
BIOL 1400: Fundamentals of Nutrition
BIOL 2400: General Microbiology
BIOL 2710: Human Physiological Anatomy
BIOL 2730: Pathogenic Microbiology
ENVS 1050: Environmental Science
NATS 1310: Environmental Science

SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES (SELECT TWO COURSES FROM DIFFERENT DISCIPLINES)

ANTH 1000: Introduction to Anthropology
ANTH 2220: Introduction to Archaeology
ECON 1160: Principles of Economics I
ECON 1170: Principles of Economics II
GEOG 1100: Principles of Geography
GEOG 2000: World Regional Geography
INTL 2000: Introduction to Latin America
INTL 2010: Introduction to Russia & Eastern Europe
INTL 2300: Introduction to Japan
INTL 2500: Introduction to Chinese Civilization
INTL 2700: Introduction to Africa
LAWE 1100: Criminal Justice
POLS 1000: Introduction to American Politics
POLS 1101: Politics in Film, Music & Art: Contemporary Political Issues
POLS 1104: The Media & American Politics - Contemporary Political Issues
POLS 1200: Local & State Government
PSYC 1010: Introductory Psychology
PSYC 2210: Child Growth & Development
PSYC 2220: Psychology of Adolescence
PSYC 2300: Psychology of Adjustment
PSYC 2310: Educational Psychology
PSYC 2400: Industrial - Organizational Psychology
PSYC 2500: Human Sexuality
PSYC 2550: Psychology of Gender
PSYC 2600: Social Psychology
PSYC 2700: Psychology of Health - Mind & Body Interaction
PSYC 2750: Brain & Behavior
PSYC 2760: Neuropsychology
PSYC 2800: Abnormal Psychology
SOCY 1010: Principles of Sociology
SOCY 1100: Modern Social Problems
SOCY 1210: Introduction to Social Work
SOCY 2121: Sociology of Aging
SOCY 2550: Race & Ethnic Relations
SOSC 1010: Introduction to the Social Science
SOSC 2010: Introduction to International Relations

CULTURAL DESIGNATIONS

Students must select one course from each category

WORLD PERSPECTIVES DESIGNATION

ANTH 1000: Introduction to Anthropology
BUSN 2100: International Business
ENGL 2800: World Literature to 1400
ENGL 28100: World Literature from 1400
FREN 2370: Intermediate French II
GEOG 2000: World Regional Geography
GRMN 2370: Intermediate German II
HIST 2520: Asia in the Modern World
HIST 2650: Middle East Since 1945
HUMN 1700: Comparative Religions
HUMN 1750: Introduction to Mythology
INTL 2000: Introduction to Latin America
INTL 2300: Introduction to Japan
INTL 2500: Introduction to Chinese Civilization
ITAL 2370: Intermediate Italian II
INTL 2800: Introduction to the Middle East
POLS 1900: Comparative Systems: USA
POLS 1950: Comparative Systems: Germany
SPAN 2370: Intermediate Spanish II

US DIVERSITY DESIGNATION

SOCY 1100: Modern Social Problems
SOCY 2450: Marriage and the Family
SOCY 2550: Race & Ethnic Relations

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