GVSU Course Was So Hard, Professor Split It In Two

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Math and science have long been a challenge for students at Grand Valley State University, but you won’t find any equations or experiments in what was one of the college’s hardest courses.

Instead, students in Political Science 282 struggled with questions surrounding the leadership style of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Eastern Europe’s transition from Communism to Democracy.

The course, Government and Politics of Russia and Eastern Europe, had a cumulative GPA of 2.0 – the lowest of any undergraduate course taught at GVSU between 2002 and 2012, according to an MLive analysis of more than 64,000 grade reports

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