Cook Carillon Tower

Cook Carillon Tower

An Allendale Campus icon, the Cook Carillon Tower chimes every quarter hour with a computerized system, but is also played during events and concerts by local and visiting carillonists.

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Kalamazoo Valley Community College

General Education

FOUNDATION CATEGORIES

Students must select one course from each category

WRITING

ENG 110: College Writing I OR
ENG 160: Writing for Research

THE ARTS

HUM 101: Modern Culture and the Arts
MUS 101: Music Appreciation

PHILOSOPHY AND LITERATURE

ENG 111: College Writing II: Literature
ENG 201: English Literature I
ENG 202: English Literature II
ENG 203: American Literature: Beginnings - 1865
ENG 205: World Literature
ENG 206: Shakespeare
ENG 210: Studies in Poetry
PHI 100: Great Ideas: In Search/Human
PHI 201: Introduction to Philosophy
PHI 205: Ethics

HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES

HRY 100: History of Western Civilization I
HRY 251: World History to 1500
HRY 260: History of the Middle East

MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

MATH 114: Mathematical Ideas
MATH 142: Geometry for Elementary/Middle School Teachers
MATH 150: College Algebra
MATH 152: Trigonometry
MATH 158: Applied Calculus
MATH 160: Calculus I and Analytic Geometry
MATH 220: Probability and Statistics
MATH 264: Differential Equations
PHI 203: Introduction to Logic
PHI 204: Symbolic Logic

PHYSICAL SCIENCES

Select one from Physical Sciences and one from Life
Sciences. One of those courses must contain a lab.

CHM 100: Fundamentals of Chemistry
CHM 150: Fundamentals/Organic Chemistry
CHM 120: General Chemistry I
GEO 110: Physical Geology
GEO 120: Physical Geography
PHY 100: Fundamentals of Physics
PHY 111: College Physics I
PHY 112: College Physics II
PHY 120: Astronomy
PHY 124: Astronomy of the Solar System
PHY 180: Physical Science in Elementary Education
PHY 221: Engineering Physics I
PHY 222: Engineering Physics II

LIFE SCIENCES

Select one from Physical Sciences and one from Life
Sciences. One of those courses must contain a lab.

BIO 100: Fundamentals of Biology
BIO 101: Cellular Biology
BIO 105: Environmental Issues
BIO 110: Anatomy and Physiology
BIO 120: Ecology & Field Biology
BIO 121: Field Studies/Environmental Biology
BIO 130: Microbiology
BIO 210: Human Physiology
NUT 130: Nutrition/Disease Prevention
WPE 120: Nutrition for Wellness
WPE 125: Contemporary Health Issues

SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES (SELECT TWO COURSES FROM DIFFERENT DISCIPLINES)

ECO 201: Macroeconomics
ECO 202: Microeconomics
GEO 102: World Geography
HUM 120: Honors Seminar: Writing/Cities
LEN 101: Introduction to Criminal Justice
PSI 100: Introduction to Political Science
PSI 101: American Government
PSI 102: State and Local Government
PSI 202: Comparative Government
PSY 150: Introductory Psychology
SOC 102: Principles of Sociology
SOC 103: Contemporary Social Problems
SOC 201: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

CULTURAL DESIGNATIONS

Students must select one course from each category

WORLD PERSPECTIVES DESIGNATION

FRL 206: Intermediate Spanish II
FRL 255: Spanish Conversation
GEO 102: World Geography
HRY 101: Modern Western Civilization
HRY 252: World History since 1500
HUM 205: Man and His Myths
PHI 209: Comparative Religion
PSI 202: Comparative Government
SOC 201: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

US DIVERSITY DESIGNATION

HRY 102: American History to 1877
HRY 103: American History since 1877
SOC 103: Contemporary Social Problems
SOC 200: The Family
SOC 205: Racial and Ethnic Relations

Admissions Office • 1 Campus Drive • Allendale MI 49401-9403
Phone (616) 331-2025 • 1-800-748-0246 • admissions@gvsu.edu