Thuy  Simpson, Ph.D.

Thuy Simpson, Ph.D.

"There are several things I love about teaching at Grand Valley, but I have to say one of the best things about teaching at Grand Valley is the students. They are very respectful and they make teaching a lot more rewarding." - Thuy Simpson, Finance Department Read More

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Henry Ford Community College

Program Guide: Natural Resource Management

First Year

First Semester
ENG 131 3
MATH 115 5
BIO 150 4
Humanities elective 3
Second Semester
ENG 132 3
BIO 152 4
CHEM 131 or 141 4-5
Social Science elective 3

Second Year

First Semester
BEC 152 3
MATH 141 3
Humanities elective 3
GEOL 131 4
U.S. Diversity elective 3
Second Semester
Elective 5
Elective 5
Elective 3
Social Science elective 3
World Perspectives elective 3


  • 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:  ANTH 131, ANTH 152, ARA 232, FRE 232, GEOG 132, GER 232, HIST 113, SPN 232, WR 131, WR 232, WR 233, WR 240
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  HIST 151, HIST 152, HIST 255, SOC 132, SOC 151
  • Choose electives from:  CHEM 142, CIS 100, MATH 175
  • Students must take both BIO 150 + 152 at HFCC to receive specific credit in transfer to GVSU.
  • Students are strongly encouraged to transfer after one year at HFCC.


Natural Resource Management majors will be prepared to assume responsibility for the management of natural resources on either private or public lands. They will be prepared to deal with optimizing and balancing the use and production of commodities such as soils, water, timber, range land, and minerals with the less tangible values of scenery, air and water quality, recreation, wildlife, and social well-being.

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