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Calvin College    
 
    
 
  Nov 22, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog

Courses


Description of courses offered by the various departments

The symbols FA (fall), I (interim), SP (spring), and SU (summer) indicate when each course is offered. The credit (semester hours) for each course is indicated in parentheses after the course name. Interim course descriptions are made available during the fall semester and are published online.

 

 

Political Science

See the Political Science Department for a description of courses and programs of concentration in international relations.

   •  POLS 207 - International Cooperation and Conflict
   •  POLS 208 - Urban Politics
   •  POLS 209 - Public and Non-Profit Administration
   •  POLS 212 - American Public Policy
   •  POLS 214 - Governments and Globalization
   •  POLS 218 - American Foreign Policy
   •  POLS 228 - Global Politics of Human Rights
   •  POLS 234 - The President and Congress
   •  POLS 237 - Parties and Interest Groups
   •  POLS 240 - Freedom, Justice, and Political Authority
   •  POLS 251 - Foundations of Political Science Research
   •  POLS 276 - Latin American Politics
   •  POLS 277 - Asian Politics
   •  POLS 279 - African Politics
   •  POLS 295 - Special Topics in Political Science
   •  POLS 304 - International Peace and Security
   •  POLS 306 - Political Liberalism and Its Critics
   •  POLS 307 - Civil War, Ethnic Conflict, and Terrorism
   •  POLS 309 - International Organizations and Law
   •  POLS 310 - American Constitutional Foundations
   •  POLS 318 - American Elections and Mass Media
   •  POLS 319 - International Political Economy
   •  POLS 321 - Religion and Politics in Comparative Perspective
   •  POLS 322 - Global Democratization
   •  POLS 380 - Internship in Politics and Government
   •  POLS 390 - Independent Study
   •  POLS 399 - Research Seminar in Political Science

Psychology

   •  PSYC 151 - Introductory Psychology: Perspectives on the Self
   •  PSYC 201 - Developmental Psychology: Lifespan
   •  PSYC 202 - Youth Faith Development and Spiritual Formation
   •  PSYC 208 - Developmental Psychology I: Child
   •  PSYC 209 - Developmental Psychology II: Adolescence and Adulthood
   •  PSYC 212 - Psychopathology
   •  PSYC 213 - Mental Health and the Classroom
   •  PSYC 220 - Psychological Perspectives on Marriage and the Family
   •  PSYC 222 - Human Sexuality and Gender
   •  PSYC 255 - Statistics and Research Design
   •  PSYC 256 - Fundamentals of Research and Practice
   •  PSYC 280 - The Helping Interview: Theory and Practice in Clinical Settings
   •  PSYC 306 - History and Systems of Psychology
   •  PSYC 310 - Social Psychology
   •  PSYC 311 - Theories of Personality
   •  PSYC 312 - Clinical and Counseling Assessment
   •  PSYC 314 - Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy
   •  PSYC 322 - Perspectives in Psychology: Principles of Learning and Behavior Modification
   •  PSYC 332 - Psychology of Learning Processes
   •  PSYC 334 - Cognitive Psychology
   •  PSYC 335 - Health Psychology
   •  PSYC 343 - Behavioral Neuroscience
   •  PSYC 344 - Cognitive and Clinical Neuroscience
   •  PSYC 356 - Experimental Psychology
   •  PSYC 366 - Industrial and Organizational Psychology
   •  PSYC 380 - Internship in Psychology
   •  PSYC 390 - Independent Study
   •  PSYC 399 - Psychology and Religion

Public Health

   •  PUBH 101 - Introduction to Public Health
   •  PUBH 248 - Epidemiology
   •  PUBH 295 - Public Health Seminar
   •  PUBH 380 - Internship in Public Health
   •  PUBH 395 - Integrative Seminar in Public Health

Recreation

   •  RECR 203 - Leadership in Recreation Programs
   •  RECR 205 - Therapeutic Recreation and Diagnostic Groups
   •  RECR 304 - Management of Leisure Services
   •  RECR 305 - Program Planning and Development
   •  RECR 308 - Recreation Program and Facility Management
   •  RECR 310 - Theory and Philosophy of Therapeutic Recreation
   •  RECR 312 - Special Topics in Recreation and Leisure Studies
   •  RECR 314 - Programming Principles of Therapeutic Recreation
   •  RECR 324 - Therapeutic Recreation Clinical Practice
   •  RECR 326 - Intervention Techniques in Therapeutic Recreation
   •  RECR 345 - Field Seminar in Therapeutic Recreation
   •  RECR 346 - Field Internship in Recreation/Therapeutic Recreation
   •  RECR 380 - Individual Competencies
   •  RECR 390 - Independent Study

Religion: Basic Courses

   •  REL 121 - Biblical Literature and Theology
   •  REL 131 - Christian Theology

Religion: Intermediate Biblical Studies Courses

   •  REL 211 - Pentateuch
   •  REL 212 - Old Testament Historical Books
   •  REL 213 - Psalms and Wisdom Literature
   •  REL 214 - Prophets
   •  REL 221 - Synoptic Gospels and Acts
   •  REL 222 - Gospel and Letters of John
   •  REL 223 - Paul's Letters
   •  REL 224 - Revelation and General Letters

Religion: Advanced Biblical Studies Courses

   •  REL 307 - Biblical Interpretation
   •  REL 309 - Biblical Theology
   •  REL 311 - History and Archaeology of Ancient Israel
   •  REL 313 - When Women Read the Old Testament
   •  REL 321 - Judaism in the Time of Jesus
   •  REL 323 - Studies in Christian Origins

Religion: Intermediate Theological Studies Courses

   •  REL 230 - Revelation and Knowledge of God
   •  REL 231 - The Triune God
   •  REL 232 - Creation and Humanity
   •  REL 233 - Christ and Reconciliation
   •  REL 234 - Holy Spirit and Church
   •  REL 235 - Eschatology
   •  REL 237 - Christian Worship
   •  REL 241 - General Church History
   •  REL 242 - Theology in America
   •  REL 243 - History of Christian Theology I
 

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