Skip to Navigation | Skip to Content

Academics: Core curriculum

Core curriculum offerings

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

Physical world

  • Interim (May, odd-numbered years): GEOL 112 - Earth Science for Educators
  • Fall and spring: GEOG 120 - Earth Systems
  • Fall and spring: GEOL 151 - Introduction to Geology
  • Interim (May): GEOL 151 - Big Sky Geology in Montana
  • Spring: GEOL 152 - Historical Geology
  • Spring: GEOG 250- Meteorology
  • Fall (alt. years): GEOL 251 - Oceanography
  • Extended Class Descriptions

Global and historical studies

  • Fall and spring: GEOG 110 - World Regions
  • Fall and spring: ENST 210 - Human Impacts on the Environment
  • Fall (alt. years): GEOG 240 - Latin America
  • Spring: GEOG 242 - Africa

Societal structures in North America

  • Fall: GEOG 241 -United States and Canada

Rhetoric in culture

  • Fall and spring: GEOG 261 - Cartography and GIS

More about core

Core Curriculum logo

Read more about Calvin's core curriculum requirements.