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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Northwestern Michigan College

Program Guide: History

First Year

First Semester
ENG 111 4
MTH 121 4
HST 101 4
Humanities elective 3
Second Semester
ENG 112 4
HST 102 4
Science Lab elective 4
Elective 3

Second Year

First Semester
HST 111 4
HST 235 3
HST elective 3
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
Second Semester
HST 112 4
History elective 3
Science elective 4
Social science elective 3
HST 230 3


  • Degree offered: B.S., B.A.. Students seeking the B.A. degree must demonstrate third-semester proficiency in a foreign language. Students seeking the B.S. degree must take MTH 131.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Social science elective must be a non-HST course.  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.
  • Choose electives from:  HST 230, HST 225, HST 237 , HST 247


Careful training in research, writing, critical reading, and interpretation make history graduates attractive to a great number of employers who value these abilities. History majors enjoy a high rate of employment in a wide variety of careers, including politics, law, business, education, journalism, foreign and civil service, editing, and private research.

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