Andrew Plague

Andrew Plague

"I came to Grand Valley because it has everything that a big university offers, but it feels like a small university. I wanted to go somewhere where my professors knew my name and I could work one-on-one with them." - Andrew Plague, political science major Read More

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Oakland Community College

Program Guide: History

First Year

First Semester
ENG 1510 3
MAT 1540 4
Elective 3
HIS foundation elective 4
14
Second Semester
ENG 1520 3
Humanities elective 3
HIS foundation elective 4
Elective 3
Elective 3
16
 

Second Year

First Semester
Elective 3
Science Lab elective 4
HIS foundation elective 3
History 2610 3
Humanities elective 3
16
Second Semester
Social Science elective 3
HIS foundation elective 3
Science elective 4
Elective 3
Elective 3
16
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.S., B.A. Students seeking a B.A. degree must demonstrate third semester proficiency in a foreign language Students seeking the B.S. degree must take MAT 1580 and CIS 1050.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Social science elective must be a non-HIS course.  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 should take 3 of the following courses for the HST foundations electives:  HIS 1510, HIS 1520, HIS 2510 or HIS 2520

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Careful training in research, writing, critical reading, and interpretation make history graduates attractive to a great number of employers who value these abilities. History majors enjoy a high rate of employment in a wide variety of careers, including politics, law, business, education, journalism, foreign and civil service, editing, and private research.

Admissions Office • 1 Campus Drive • Allendale MI 49401-9403
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