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Academics

An amalgamation of programs

The GEO department offers seven majors, one education program major, and five minors.

Geology

Historical and structural geology, mineralogy, geomorphology and petrology.

Environmental Geology

Geology introduction, mineralogy, geomorphology, geochemistry, environmental geology, sedimentation and stratigraphy.

Environmental Science (Geology focus)

Historical and structural geology, mineralogy, geomorphology, environmental geology, biology and chemistry courses, environmental studies cognates and advanced geology electives.

Geography

Earth systems, cultural and urban geography, global economy, geomorphology and Geographic Information Systems.

Environmental Studies

Biology introduction, environmental and resource economics, environment and society, earth systems, cartography and American public policy.

Education majors and minors

Areas of elementary and secondary education certification in the GEO department.

Minors

Geology, geography, environmental studies, and more.

Core curriculum

See a list of GEO courses that fulfill Calvin's core curriculum requirements.

Other opportunities

Experiential learning

Get hands-on experience in the geosciences through research, field trips, or off-campus studies.

Careers

Learn how to plan for your career, read alumni profiles and get links to other career resources.

Facilities

See the facilities and equipment you'll use in your GEO classes at Calvin.