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Program Guide: Geology

First Year

First Semester
ENG 111 3
MTH 121 3
Social Science elective 3
World Perspectives elective 3
GLG 111 4
16
Second Semester
ENG 112 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
MTH 151 or 122 4
GLG 112 4
14
 

Second Year

First Semester
Humanities elective 3
CHM 111 4
CST 133 (see notes below) 4
PHY 111 or 211 4-5
15-16
Second Semester
Social Science elective 3
Humanities elective 3
CHM 112 4
CST 183 (see notes below) 3
PHY 112 or 212 4-5
17-18
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.S., B.A.
  • Students seeking a B.A. degree must demonstrate third semester proficiency in a foreign language.
  • Students may choose to take some of the above science classes at GVSU.
  • This guide fulfills the MIchigan Transfer agreement (MTA). Social science and 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.
  • Students may choose one of the following options instead of CST 133 and CST 183:  MTH 161 + MTH 162 or MTH 208 + one more course at Grand Valley
  • World Perspectives electives:  FR 212, GE 212, GEO 113, GEO 255, HIS 111, IHU 234, LIT 228, LIT 229, LIT 241, LIT 260, MGT 265, POL 222, SOC 231, SOC 265, SPA 212, SSI 234
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  HIS 214, HIS 215, HIS 221, IHU 202, IHU 280, IHU 281, LIT 269, LIT 274, LIT 277, LIT 278, LIT 285, SOC 212, SOC 215, SOC 216, SOC 221

 

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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