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Calvin College    
 
    
 
  Oct 23, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog

The Core Curriculum - Elementary Education


CORE GATEWAY


Developing a Christian Mind


Transfer credit not accepted for Developing a Christian Mind (DCM).

First Year Seminar


CORE COMPETENCIES


Written Rhetoric


* Students must complete this requirement with a grade of C or better.

Rhetoric in Culture, Elementary/Special Education


Health & Fitness 2, Elementary/Special Education


Health & Fitness 3, Elementary/Special Education


Foreign Language, Two Year


* High school exemption from foreign language requirement is possible. To obtain a high school exemption from foreign language a student must have four sequential years in the same foreign language with a C or better for each semester. Students who have taken less than 4 years will be asked to take a language placement test.

CORE STUDIES


Historical Foundations


Students who take their Historical Foundations course in their first or second year are encouraged to take an introductory (100-level) course in world history. These courses examine general themes in world history from comparative societal perspectives. Upper-level students are encouraged to take an approved 200-level Historical Foundations course that suits their interests. These 200-level courses focus on a particular place and era or a particular topic.

Biblical or Theological Foundations 1


* Students must take at least one of the religion core courses at Calvin College.

Biblical or Theological Foundations 2, Exempt


*this core requirement is not required for this program.

Societal Structures in North America, Education


Literature, Exempt


*this core requirement is not required for this program.

Global & Historical Studies, Exempt


*this core requirement is not required for this program.

The Arts, Elementary/Special Education


Cross Cultural Engagement, Met with major


*this core requirement is met within the requirements of your program.

CORE CAPSTONE


Integrative Studies, Education


* Transfer credit not accepted for integrative studies core.