Matthew  Waldon

Matthew Waldon

"The faculty members here at Grand Valley are like none other. They truly want to interact with their students." - Matthew Waldon, public and nonprofit administration major Read More

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Henry Ford Community College

Program Guide: English

First Year

First Semester
ENG 131 3
MATH 115 5
Social Science elective 3
Foreign Language 131 4
15
Second Semester
ENG 132 3
Social Science elective 3
Foreign Language 132 4
Elective 3
ENG elective 3
16
 

Second Year

First Semester
U.S. Diversity elective 3
Science Lab elective 4
Foreign Language 231 4
ENG elective 3
ENG elective 3
17
Second Semester
World Perspectives elective 3
ENG elective 3
ENG elective 3
Science elective 3
Elective 3
15
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.A.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer agreement (MTA).  Science and social science 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:  ANTH 131, ANTH 152, ARA 232, FRE 232, GEOG 132, GER 232, HIST 113, SPN 232, WR 131, WR 232, WR 233, WR 240
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  HIST 151, HIST 152, HIST 255, SOC 132, SOC 151
  • Choose ENG electives from:  ENG 235, ENG 237, ENG 239, ENG 233, ENG 243, ENG 248, ENG 234
  • Students interested in elementary teacher certification (K-8) should take PSY 131 and PSY 152 as social science electives and could also take ENG 246, ENG 121, SCI 210 + SCI 213 (both must be taken to receive specific credit) and MTH 221 + 121 + 225 (all three must be taken)
  • Students interested in secondary teacher certification (6-12) should take PSY 131 and PSY 151 and will also be required to complete a teachable minor.  Please see www.gvsu.edu/clasadvising/secondary-education-84.htm for minor options.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Students who major in English find work in a variety of fields, ranging from management to computer programming. Careers such as writing, library science, teaching, editing, and publishing are directly related to specific studies in English language and literature. The communication skills developed in the study of English are also important to careers in public relations, business management, and personnel counseling.

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