Steeve Buckridge, Ph.D.

Steeve Buckridge, Ph.D.

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Glen Oaks Community College

Program Guide: Chemistry

First Year

First Semester
COM 121 3
NSM 161 5
World Perspectives elective 4
NSC 133 4
16
Second Semester
COM 122 3
Social Science elective 4
NSC 134 4
NSM 162 5
16
 

Second Year

First Semester
Electives 6
Humanities elective 4
NSP 151 + 152 or 251 + 252 5
15
Second Semester
Humanities elective 4
U.S. Diversity elective 4
NSP 153 + 154 or 253 + 254 5
Social Science elective 3
16
 

NOTES:

  • Degree offered: B.S., B.A. Students seeking a B.A. degree must demonstrate third semester proficiency in a foreign language.
  • It is recommended that students transfer after one year.  The required chemistry courses are not available at Glen Oaks.
  • This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer agreement (MTA).  Humanities 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:  SSA 201, HUF 261, HUL 234, HUR 231
  • U.S. Diversity electives:  HUL 201, SSS 121, SSS 220
  • Accreditation: Committee on Professional Training of the American Chemical Society.
  • Students interested in the professional emphasis should take NSP 251 + 252 and 253 + 254. All other emphasis areas should take NSP 151 + 152 and 153 + 154.
  • Students seeking teacher certification should take SSP 101 and NSB 121 and NSB 122 instead of physics.
  • This is a general curriculum guide and is not applicable to every student.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Chemists with bachelor's degrees find employment in all areas of manufacturing, agribusiness, energy production, and health care, and in a wide variety of industrial, governmental, and medical laboratories. Areas of employment include product development and testing, quality control, environmental monitoring, and pollution control. Outside of the laboratory, chemists are employed by chemical and pharmaceutical companies in sales, technical service, and various phases of business

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