Elena Lioubimtseva, Ph.D.

Elena Lioubimtseva, Ph.D.

"We have small classes. We have enough time to really know our students, to know their names, to know their faces, to know what their interests are." - Elena Lioubimtseva, Geography and Planning Department Read More

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Lansing Community College

Program Guide: Geology

First Year

First Semester
WRIT 121 4
MATH 126 5
GEOL 221 4
Social Science elective 3
16
Second Semester
ENGL 122 4
GEOL 222 4
Social Science elective 3
Elective 4
15
 

Second Year

First Semester
Humanities elective 3
CHEM 151 + 161 5
PHYS 221 or 251 4-5
Humanities elective 3
15-16
Second Semester
World Perspectives elective 3
Humanities elective 3
U.S. Diversity elective 3
CHEM 152 + 162 4
Social Science elective 3
16
 

NOTES:

  • If time permits, student may also take PHYS 222 or 252.
  • Degree offered: B.S.
  • Choose electives from:  STAT 170 + 1 course at Grand Valley or CPSC 120 + 230 or MATH 151 + 152
  • This guide fulfills the MACRAO agreement.  Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements.
  • World Perspectives electives:  ANTH 270, FREN 202, GEOG 200, GRMN 202, HUMS 125, HUMS 160, HUMS 214, POLS 201, SPAN 202
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  HIST 211, HIST 212, HUMS 215, SOCL 255, SOCL 260

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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