Sometimes the deepest, most lasting learning experiences take place far from Calvin's campus.
Consider the many opportunities Calvin offers to study off-campus» for an interim, a semester or a summer. Several off-campus programs offered by Calvin are geared towards those studying either sociology or social work.
Off-campus interim courses
The sociology and social work departments regularly offer interim courses abroad. Study in these courses includes cross-cultural communication, cultural patterns and international relations.
Semester in Honduras: Justice Studies
- Learn about justice issues in Tegucigalpa by studying abroad in one of two Calvin semester programs in Honduras. Whether through an interview with a worker in a garment factory or a lecture from one of Honduras' top politicians, this semester will open your eyes to a new way of thinking about justice: as something that's possible.
SOC W40 Hollywood - A Sociological Perspective
- This course provides students with an opportunity to analyze Hollywood using their sociological imagination
IDIS W47 Tourism, Migration and Development in Jamaica
- Jamaica with its vibrant multi-national urban centers, attractive tourist destinations and impoverished rural countryside, will provide the backdrop for examining issues facing developing countries with increasingly integrated economies.