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    Albion College
  Feb 23, 2018
2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

Course Descriptions

Course Numbering System

The following lists include all courses normally offered at Albion College. However, not all courses are offered every year. When possible, courses offered in alternate years are designated. For details, students should consult the Class Schedule for each semester, available online at: The College reserves the right to add or withdraw courses without prior announcement, as conditions may require.

Unless otherwise stated, 100 level courses are intended for freshmen, 200 level for sophomores, 300 and 400 level for juniors and seniors.

A list of courses which meet the core and category requirements, organized by departments, is available online at

Further information may be obtained at the Registrar’s Office in the Ferguson Student, Technology, and Administrative Services Building.



   •  ANTH 105: An Introduction to Anthropology
   •  ANTH 187: Selected Topics
   •  ANTH 188: Selected Topics
   •  ANTH 189: Selected Topics
   •  ANTH 235: Global Transformations
   •  ANTH 238: South Asian Identities
   •  ANTH 240: Ancient Civilizations
   •  ANTH 241: Principles of Archaeology
   •  ANTH 242: Biological Anthropology
   •  ANTH 248: Africa: Peoples and Cultures
   •  ANTH 256: Native North America
   •  ANTH 263: Modern China
   •  ANTH 264: International History of Modern Japan
   •  ANTH 271: Nature and Society: An Introduction to Ecological Anthropology
   •  ANTH 280: Children of Immigrants
   •  ANTH 287: Selected Topics
   •  ANTH 288: Selected Topics
   •  ANTH 289: Selected Topics
   •  ANTH 343: Theory and Method in Anthropology
   •  ANTH 346: Archaeology of Social Change
   •  ANTH 357: Violent Environments
   •  ANTH 365: The Archaeology of Empire
   •  ANTH 387: Selected Topics
   •  ANTH 388: Selected Topics
   •  ANTH 389: Selected Topics
   •  ANTH 391: Internship
   •  ANTH 392: Internship
   •  ANTH 401: Seminar
   •  ANTH 402: Seminar
   •  ANTH 408: Senior Paper
   •  ANTH 411: Directed Study
   •  ANTH 412: Directed Study