Craig Benjamin, Ph.D.

Craig Benjamin, Ph.D.

"I'm strong on encouraging students to explore the world and helping them unlock this great potential that they may not have known was there. It's a profoundly satisfying job." - Craig Benjamin, History Department Read More

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Muskegon Community College

General Education

FOUNDATION CATEGORIES

Students select one course from each of the foundation categories

WRITING

ENG 101: English Composition

THE ARTS

ART 101: Beginning Art
ART 198: Art History I
ART 199: Art History II
ART 202: Contemporary Art History
COM 203: Introduction to Cinema
ENG 206: Introduction to Drama
ENG 208: Introduction to Cinema
MU 100: Introduction to Music Theory
MU 103: Introduction to Music Literature
MU 201: Advanced Theory
MU 202: Advanced Theory
TH 101: Theater Appreciation

PHILOSOPHY AND LITERATURE

ENG 200: Literature of Western Civilization
ENG 201: Literature of Western Civilization
ENG 204: Introduction to Fiction
ENG 205: Introduction to Poetry
ENG 211: World Mythology
ENG 213: Literature of Shakespeare
ENG 218: Popular Literary Genres
ENG 225: Major American Writer's/American Literature I
ENG 227: British Literature I
ENG 228: British Literature II
ENG 231: Themes in Women's Literature
HUM 195: Introduction to Humanities
PHIL 101: Basic Concepts of Philosophy
PHIL 202: Introduction to Ethics
PHIL 203: Philosophy of Religion
PHIL 210: World Religions

HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES

HIST 101: Western Civilization to 1500
HIST 102: Western Civilization - 1500 to Present
HIST 195: World History from the Beginning to the Present
HIST 201: United States to 1877
HIST 202: United States from Reconstruction
HIST 204: Imperial and Soviet Russia 1622 to the Present
HIST 207: African American History
HIST 210: World History II: From 1500
HIST 211: Michigan History

MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

BUS 105: Business Statistics
CIS 130: COBOL Programming
CIS 162: Visual C# Programming
CIS 185: C Programming
CIS 260A: Visual Basic Programming
CIS 280: Java Programming
GEOG 231: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
GEOG 232: Applications of Geographic Information Systems
MATH 105: Mathematics for Elementary Teachers
MATH 107: Mathematics Excursions
MATH 109: College Algebra with Applications
MATH 111: Algebra with Coordinate Geometry
MATH 112: Trigonometric Functions with Coordinate Geometry
MATH 115: Probability and Statistics
MATH 151: Survey of Calculus
MATH 161: Calculus I
MATH 162: Calculus II
MATH 215: Probability & Statistics for Engineering
MATH 276: Linear Algebra with Applications
MATH 283: Calculus III
PHIL 102: Principles of Logic
PHIL 104: Symbolic of Logic

PHYSICAL SCIENCES

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

ASTR 101: General Astronomy
ASTR 105A: Cosmology
CHEM 100 + 100A: Fundamentals of Chemistry + Laboratory
CHEM 101 + 101A: General and Inorganic Chemistry + Laboratory
CHEM 102 + 102A: General & Inorganic Chemistry + Laboratory
CHEM 109 + 109A: Chemistry for Health Science
CHEM 120: General, Organic and Biochemistry I
CHEM 130: General, Organic and Biochemistry II
CHEM 201E + 201F: Organic Chemistry + Laboratory
CHEM 202F + 202G: Organic Chemistry + Laboratory
GEOG 101A: Physical Geography
GEOG 215: Introduction to Weather and Climate
GEOL 101A: Introduction to Physical Geology
GEOL 102: Introduction to Earth History
PHSC 101A: Introductory Physical Science Lecture & Lab
PHYS 105A: Cosmology
PHYS 201: Principles of Physics
PHYS 202: Principles of Physics
PHYS 203: Engineering Physics
PHYS 204: Engineering Physics

LIFE SCIENCES

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

AH 251: Health Needs of the Young Child
ANTH 105: Introduction to Physical Anthropology/Archaeology
BIOL 101BEL: International Cultural Studies & Biological Field Studies in Belize
BIOL 103: Introductory Biology I
BIOL 104: Introductory Biology II
BIOL 105: Anatomy and Physiology
BIOL 106: Anatomy and Physiology
BIOL 110: Environmental Science
BIOL 115: Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology
ED 251: Health Needs of the Young Child
HE 106: Concepts of Health and Well-being
ICS 101BEL: International Cultural Studies & Biological Field Studies in Belize

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

ANTH 110: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
CJ 101: Introduction to Law Enforcement
ECON 101: Principles of Economics
ECON 102: Principles of Economics
GEOG 105: World Regional Geography
PSCI 111: Introduction to American Government
PSCI 205: Contemporary Political Issues in the United States
PSYC 102: Applied Psychology
PSYC 201: General Psychology
PSYC 203: Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 208: Adolescent Development
PSYC 210: Social Psychology
SOC 101: Principles of Sociology
SOC 202: Social Disorganization
SOC 203: Introduction to Social Work
SOC 206: Introduction to Aging
SOC 210: Social Psychology

CULTURAL DESIGNATIONS

Students select one course from each of the cultural designations

WORLD PERSPECTIVES DESIGNATION

ANTH 110: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
ART 198: Art History I
ART 199: Art History II
BUS 200: International Business
ENG 200: Literature of Western Civilization
ENG 201: Literature of Western Civilization
ENG 207: Diverse Voices
ENG 211: Literature of World Mythology
FR 202: Intermediate French
GEOG 102C: Cultural Geography
GEOG 104: Cultural Geography
GEOG 105: World Regional Geography
GER 202: Intermediate German
HIST 101: Western Civilization to 1500
HIST 102: Western Civilization - 1500 to Present
HIST 195: World History from Beginning to Present
HIST 204: Imperial and Soviet Russia 1622 to the Present
HIST 210: World History II - from 1500
HUM 195: Introduction to Humanities
PHIL 210: World Religions
PSCI 211: Comparative Government
SPAN 202: Intermediate Spanish

US DIVERSITY DESIGNATION

ENG 130: Introduction to Women's Studies
ENG 231: Themes in Women's Literature
HIST 201: United States History to 1877
HIST 202: U.S. History from Reconstruction to Present
HIST 207: African American History
SOC 202: Social Disorganization
SOC 102: Principles of Ethnic Minorities in America
SOC 205: Marriage and Family
WS 101: Introduction to Women's Studies

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