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Academics: Core curriculum

Core curriculum offerings

Thirteen geology, geography, and environmental studies courses fulfill core curriculum requirements.

Physical World

  • GEOL 112 - Earth Science for Educators
      • May interim, odd-numbered years
  • GEOG 120 - Earth Systems
  • GEOL 151 - Introduction to Geology*
  • GEOL 153 - Big Sky Geology in Montana
      • May interim, every year
  • GEOG 250- Meteorology
  • GEOG 251 - Oceanography

Wondering what Physical World core course is the best fit for your interests? Check out this brief guide.

*Note: The sequence of GEOL 151 & 152 will fulfill both the Physical World and the Living World requiremens.

Persons in Community

  • GEOG 200 - People, Place and Community

Global and Historical Studies

  • ENST 210 - Human Impacts on the Environment
  • GEOG 110 - World Regions
  • GEOG 242 - Africa

Rhetoric in Culture

  • GEOG 261 - GIS and Cartography

Capstone

  • ENST 395 - History and Philosphy of Environmental Thought
  • GEOG 380 - Seminar in Geographic Thought

 

When are these courses offered next? See our course matrix.

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Read more about Calvin's core curriculum requirements.