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Calvin College    
 
    
 
  Oct 23, 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.

 

 

Geography

For information on which courses are offered in specific academic years, please refer to the Advising page at www.calvin.edu/academic/geology

   •  GEOG 352 - Urban Planning for Sustainable Communities
   •  GEOG 361 - Advanced Geographic Information Systems
   •  GEOG 362 - Remote Sensing of Earth
   •  GEOG 380 - Seminar in Geographic Thought
   •  GEOG 385 - Internship in Geography
   •  GEOG 390 - Independent Study
   •  GEOG 395 - Research in Geography

Geology

   •  GEOL 112 - Earth Science for Educators
   •  GEOL 120 - Earth Systems
   •  GEOL 151 - Introduction to Geology
   •  GEOL 152 - Historical Geology
   •  GEOL 153 - Big Sky Geology: Montana Field Experience
   •  GEOL 212 - Structural Geology
   •  GEOL 215 - Mineralogy
   •  GEOL 251 - Oceanography
   •  GEOL 304 - Geochemistry
   •  GEOL 312 - Environmental Geology
   •  GEOL 313 - Paleontology
   •  GEOL 316 - Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology
   •  GEOL 317 - Sedimentation and Stratigraphy
   •  GEOL 322 - Coastal Geomorphology
   •  GEOL 325 - Hydrogeology
   •  GEOL 351 - Geology Field Methods
   •  GEOL 386 - Seminar in Geology
   •  GEOL 387 - Geology as Vocation
   •  GEOL 390 - Independent Study
   •  GEOL 395 - Research in Geology
   •  GEOL 396 - Research in Geology

German

   •  GERM 121 - Introductory German
   •  GERM 150 - Intermediate German I Intensive
   •  GERM 201 - Intermediate German I
   •  GERM 202 - Intermediate German II
   •  GERM 301 - Advanced German Language and Culture
   •  GERM 302 - German Cultures and Intercultural Studies
   •  GERM 303 - Introduction to German Literature
   •  GERM 361 - Advanced Writing in Cultural Context
   •  GERM 362 - Culture and Language through Performed Texts
   •  GERM 371 - German Visual Culture and Literature
   •  GERM 381 - Special Topics

Greek

   •  GREE 101 - Elementary Greek I
   •  GREE 102 - Elementary Greek II
   •  GREE 201 - Intermediate Greek
   •  GREE 203 - Biblical Greek
   •  GREE 205 - Greek Prose
   •  GREE 206 - Greek Poetry
   •  GREE 300 - Readings in Greek Literature

Health Education

   •  HE 115 - Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology
   •  HE 202 - Foundations of Health Education
   •  HE 203 - First Aid and Emergency Care
   •  HE 254 - Nutrition
   •  HE 265 - Basic Health Concepts: Mental Health, Fitness, Sexuality, Aging, Addictive Behaviors, and Death
   •  HE 266 - Basic Health Concepts: Diseases, Substance Abuse, Community, and Environment
   •  HE 307 - Community Health
   •  HE 308 - Administration and Methods

History: Introductory Courses

   •  HIST 151 - History of the West and the World I
   •  HIST 151H - Honors Cluster West and the World I
   •  HIST 152 - History of the West and the World II
   •  HIST 152H - Honors West and the World II
   •  HIST 153 - Explorations in World History

History: Intermediate Courses - World Regions

   •  HIST 233 - Modern Middle East
   •  HIST 235 - India and Its World
   •  HIST 238 - Latin American History
   •  HIST 242 - Africa and the World
   •  HIST 245 - East Asia to 1800

History: Intermediate Courses - North America

   •  HIST 229 - U.S.A.
   •  HIST 251 - Early America
   •  HIST 252 - America from Republic to Empire
   •  HIST 253 - Recent America
   •  HIST 255 - African-American History
   •  HIST 258 - U.S. Military History
   •  HIST 259 - American Economic & Business History

History: Intermediate Courses - Europe

   •  HIST 225 - England
   •  HIST 261 - Ancient Mediterranean
   •  HIST 262 - Early Medieval Worlds, 300-1000
   •  HIST 263 - Medieval and Renaissance Europe, 1000-1500
   •  HIST 264 - Reformation and Revolution: Europe 1500-1800
   •  HIST 267 - Modern Europe

History: Intermediate Courses - Global Histories

   •  HIST 271 - War and Society
   •  HIST 274 - Environmental History

History: Intermediate Courses - Theory and Practice of History

   •  HIST 293 - Public History
   •  HIST 294 - Research Methods of History

History: Advanced Courses - World Regions

Enrollment in all 300-level courses presupposes two courses in history or permission of the instructor.

   •  HIST 331 - Studies in Middle Eastern History
   •  HIST 338 - Mexico and the Americas
   •  HIST 346 - Modern China

History: Advanced Courses - North America

   •  HIST 353 - Studies in U.S. Religious and Intellectual History
   •  HIST 356 - American Social and Cultural History
   •  HIST 358 - Native American History

History: Advanced Courses - Europe

   •  HIST 362 - Studies in Ancient and Medieval Europe
   •  HIST 364 - Studies in Early Modern and Modern Europe

History: Advanced Courses - Global Histories

   •  HIST 372 - Studies of Modern Empires
   •  HIST 376 - Studies in the History of Women and Gender

History: Advanced Courses - Theory and Practice of History

   •  HIST 359 - Seminar in the Teaching of Secondary Social Studies
   •  HIST 390 - Independent Study
   •  HIST 390H - Honors Tutorial in History
   •  HIST 391H - Honors Senior Thesis
   •  HIST 393 - History Internship
   •  HIST 395 - Historiographical Perspectives

International Development Studies

For non-IDS courses, please refer to course descriptions in their respective departments.

   •  IDS 201 - Introduction to International Development
   •  IDS 351 - National and Regional Development
   •  IDS 355 - Community Development
 

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