Hector Garcia

Hector Garcia

"You're able to think critically about not just your career, but about life in general. That's one of the biggest benefits that you obtain while going to Grand Valley." - Hector Garcia, engineering major Read More

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Mid Michigan Community College

Program Guide: Geology

First Year

First Semester
ENG 111 3
MAT 124 5
Social Science elective 3
CHM 111 4
15
Second Semester
ENG 222 3
Social Science elective 3
CIS 100 or MAT 212 or MAT 126 3-5
World Perspectives elective 3
CHM 112 4
16-18
 

Second Year

First Semester
PHY 105 or PHY 211 5
GEL 101 4
Humanities elective 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
15
Second Semester
Humanities elective 3
PHY 106 or PHY 212 5
Elective 4
GEL 112 3
15
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.S.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Social science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  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:  ANT 170, HIS 102, REL 111, SSC 111
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  HIS 211, HIS 212, SOC 200, SOC 250

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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