Eric VanMiddendorp

Eric VanMiddendorp

"I chose Grand Valley primarily because of their co-op system. I like that by the time you graduate you have over a year of experience." - Eric VanMiddendorp, engineering major Read More

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Oakland Community College

Program Guide: Geology

First Year

First Semester
ENG 1510 3
MAT 1630 4
World Perspectives elective 3
Humanities elective 3
CHE 1510 4
17
Second Semester
ENG 1520 3
Humanities elective 3
Social Science elective 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
CHE 1520 4
16
 

Second Year

First Semester
Social Science elective 3
GSC 1530 4
Humanities elective 3
PHY 1610 or 2400 4-5
14-15
Second Semester
Social Science elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
PHY 1620 or 2500 4-5
13-14
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.S.
  • Students must choose one of the following; CIS 1100 or CIS 1050 + 1500 or MAT 1730 + 1740 or MAT 1580 and 1 Course at Grand Valley.
  • This guide fulfills the MACRAO agreement.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANT 1540, ANT 2750, ARA 2620, BUS 2150, CHI 2620, ENG 2530, ENG 2540, FRE 2620, GEO 1520, GER 2620, GLS 2900 - 2920, HIS 1520, HUM 1710, JPN 2620, MUS 1585, POL 2610, RUS 2620, SPA 2620
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  ENG 1610, HIS 2510, HIS 2520, HIS 2610, SOC 2520, SOC 2530, SOC 2560
  • Students should consider transferring after one year.

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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