Richard Jelier, Ph.D.

Richard Jelier, Ph.D.

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Henry Ford Community College

Program Guide: Geology

First Year

First Semester
ENG 131 3
MATH 115 5
Elective 3
GEOL 131 4
15
Second Semester
ENG 132 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
MATH 112 3
Humanities elective 3
Social Science elective 3
15
 

Second Year

First Semester
MATH 141 or MATH 180 or CIS 100 3-5
CHEM 141 5
PHYS 131 4
Humanities elective 3
15-17
Second Semester
World Perspectives elective 3
CHEM 142 5
Social Science elective 3
PHYS 132 4
15
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.S.
  • Students that plan to attend graduate school should take PHYS 241 + 242 + 243 instead of PHYS 131 + 132.
  • Students may choose: MATH 180 + 183 or CIS 100 + 1 CS course at Grand Valley or MATH 141 + one statistics course at Grand Valley.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer agreement (MTA). Humanities and social science 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 elecitves:  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
  • Students may want to 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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