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 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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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 Accounting

​​The Department of Accounting at Grove City College prepares students for a lifetime of learning and for careers in public accounting, corporate accounting and the non-profit sector.

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Department of History

As developing historians, students use their God-given reason to assess historical events critically and accurately.

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Department of Business

​The Department of Business at Grove City College develops high caliber, ethical leaders equipped with the technical and theoretical business skills to excel in a wide range of industries and professions.

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Theatre Program

All Grove City College students, regardless of major, are welcome to audition for our theatre productions and work on any of our many production crews. Check out our past and upcoming productions.

 

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