Arts and Letters

Calderwood School of Arts and Letters ​​​​​​​​​

The founders of Grove City College believed that those classically educated in the liberal arts were uniquely equipped to preserve and advance the values of faith and freedom.

The Alva J. Calderwood School of Arts and Letters at Grove City College is comprised of the Departments of Accounting, Biblical and Religious Studies, Business, Communication Studies, Economics, Education, English, Entrepreneurship, History, Modern Languages, Music and Fine Arts, Philosophy, Physical Education and Athletics, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology.

In 2002, the Hall of Arts and Letters, which houses the school, was dedicated in Dr. Alva J. Calderwood’s honor. Calderwood graduated from Grove City College in 1896 and after pursuing graduate studies at Harvard University, returned to Grove City College to spend the remainder of his life teaching and serving as an administrator. He was a professor for 53 years and Dean of the College for 35 years.

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Department of Entrepreneurship

​The department fosters an academic environment that includes real-world entrepreneurial experience, an idea-generating culture and an emphasis on ethical decision-making.

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Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology at Grove City College prepares students to excel in both competitive graduate programs and careers in psychology.

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Modern Languages

​The Department of Modern Languages at Grove City College prepares students to excel in competitive graduate programs and careers across a wide range of industries. The Department offers degree programs in French and Spanish and minors in Chinese and German.

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Department of Economics

​The Department of Economics at Grove City College equips students not simply for careers in economics and graduate school, but to be contributors to a free and virtuous society.

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Department of Political Science

The Department believes in the principles of constitutional government and the advancement of individual, economic, civil and religious liberty.

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Department of Biblical and Religious Studies

​The Department of Biblical and Religious Studies at Grove City College prepares students for a number of careers, including missions, ministry and academia.

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