Terrell Couch

Terrell Couch

"The faculty at Grand Valley is second to none. All of my professors are super friendly. I feel comfortable just walking up to them and talking to them after class." - Terrell Couch, philosophy and political science double major Read More

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Northwestern Michigan College

Program Guide: Economics

First Year

First Semester
ENG 111 4
MTH 121 4
Humanities elective 3
Elective 3
Second Semester
ENG 112 4
Elective 3
Humanities elective 3
Science Lab elective 4
Elective 3

Second Year

First Semester
World Perspectives elective 3
MTH 131 3
ECO 201 3
Science elective 4
Elective 3
Second Semester
Humanities elective 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
Social Science elective 3
Elective 3
ECO 202 3


  • Degrees offered: B.A., B.S..
  • Students seeking the B.A. degree must demonstrate third-semester proficiency in a foreign language.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).  Science electives must be selected from different disciplines.  Social science elective must be a non-ECO 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.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANT 113, ART 111, ART 112, ENG 241, ENG 263, ENG 271, GEO 109, HST 228, HST 235, FRN 202, SPN 202, PHL 121, PHL 122, PLS 132, PLS 211
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  ART 214, ENG 245, HST 111, HST 112, HST 211, HST 212, HST 213,  MUS 111, SOC 201, SOC 220


The economics program, part of the Seidman College of Business, is designed to give students an understanding of the structure and operation of the United States and international economies and an opportunity to develo a specialty within economics or in a cognate field, such as accounting, mathematics, or political science. Competence in economic analysis is a good preparation for work in private enterprise, non-profit firms and government.

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