Little Mac Bridge

Little Mac Bridge

The pedestrian bridge, Little Mac, crosses 75 feet above the ravines, connecting the north and south sections of the Allendale Campus.

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West Shore Community College

General Education

FOUNDATION CATEGORIES

Students select one course from each of the foundation categories

WRITING

ENG 112: English Composition II

THE ARTS

ART 101: Art Appreciation
ART 201: Arth History I: Ancient & Medieval
ART 203: Arth History II: Renaissance to Mod
HUM 106: Film Appreciation
MUS 100: Introduction to Music
MUS 101: Fundamentals of Music
MUS 201: Survey of Music History
THE 101: Introduction to Theater & Drama

PHILOSOPHY & LITERATURE

LIT 250: Introduction to Shakespeare
PHL 100: Introduction to Philosophy
PHL 102: Introduction to Ethics
ENG 112: English Composition II
LIT 101: Introduction to Literature
LIT 211: American Literature Pre-Colonial - 1865
LIT 212: American Literature 1865 - Present

HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES

HIS 141: History of Western Civilization to 1600
HIS 142: History of Western Civilization 1600 to Present
HIS 145: US History to 1865
HIS 146: US History 1865 to Present
HUM 103: Humanities in the Modern World

MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES:

CIS 135: Advanced Structured Basic Programming
CIS 200: C++ Programming
CIS 201: Advanced C++ Programming
MTH 122: Analytic Trigonometry
MTH 123: Introduction to Statistics
MTH 126: Mathematics for Elementary Teachers
MTH 127: Math for the Elementary Teacher II
MTH 150: College Algebra for Business
MTH 151: College Algebra
MTH 222: Analytic Geometry & Calculus I
MTH 223: Analytic Geometry & Calculus II
MTH 224: Analytic Geometry & Calculus III
MTH 231: Differential Equations
PHL 103: Introduction to Logic

PHYSICAL SCIENCES

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

CHM 107: Introduction to Chemistry
CHM 110: Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry
CHM 122: General Chemistry I
CHM 222: Organic Chemistry I
CHM 223: Organic Chemistry II
GOL 191: General Geology
NSC 102: Physical Science I
NSC 104: Physical Science II
PHY 232: General Physics I
PHY 233: General Physics II
PHY 236: Engineering Physics I
PHY 237: Engineering Physics II

LIFE SCIENCES

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

ANP 118: Introduction to the Human Body
ANP 241: Human Physiology
BIO 114: Fundamentals of Ecology
BIO 122: General Biology I
BIO 123: General Biology II
BIO 157: Introduction to Lake Biology
BIO 232: Elementary Microbiology
BOT 137: Local Flora
BOT 221: Botany
NSC 101: Life Science
ZOO 211: Ornithology
ZOO 220: General Zoology

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

ANT 112: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
CRJ 100: Introduction to Criminal Justice
ECO 136: Principles of Economics I
ECO 137: Principles of Economics II
GEO 130: Geography of North America
GEO 133: World Regional Geography
POL 151: American National Government
PSY 161: General Psychology
PSY 262: Child Psychology
PSY 263: Educational Psychology
PSY 264: Abnormal Psychology
PSY 266: Social Psychology
SOC 171: Introduction to Sociology
SOC 275: Social Problems
SOC 276: Gender Roles in Society

CULTURAL DESIGNATIONS

Students select one course from each of the cultural designations

WORLD PERSPECTIVES DESIGNATION

ANT 112: Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
PHL 202: Comparative Religion
SPN 202: Intermediate Spanish II
GEO 133: World Regional Geography
LIT 213: World Literature
HIS 142: Western Civilization 1600 to Present

US DIVERSITY DESIGNATION

ANT 114: Native Peoples and Cultures of North America
SOC 275: Social Problems
HIS 145: US History to 1865
HIS 146: US History 1865 - Present

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