Little Mac Bridge

Little Mac Bridge

The pedestrian bridge, Little Mac, crosses 75 feet above the ravines, connecting the north and south sections of the Allendale Campus.

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West Shore Community College

Program Guide: Communication Studies

First Year

First Semester
ENG 111 3
MTH 151 4
World Perspectives elective 3
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
16
Second Semester
ENG 112 3
SPE 101 3
Elective 3
Social Science elective 3
Elective 3
15
 

Second Year

First Semester
U.S. Diversity elective 3
Lab Science elective 4
Elective 3
Social Science elective 3
Elective 4
17
Second Semester
Science elective 4
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
16
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.A., B.S.. 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 Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Humanities elective must be a non-SPE course.  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.
  • 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
  • Possible electives:  SPE 110, MKT 244, THE 121, THE 151, JRN 150, JRN 200, PHO 157, PHO 158
  • Students may want to consider transferring after one year of basic courses. Many of the freshman/sophomore communication courses are not available at WSCC.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Communication is a multidisciplinary liberal arts and professional field. At Grand Valley a student may choose a general major in communication studies  or one of seven specialized majors. These majors include: Film and Video Production, Photography, Theatre, Advertising and Public Relations, Broadcasting, Journalism, and Health Communications.

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