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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.



   •  CHEM 101: Chemistry That Matters
   •  CHEM 107: Chemistry for the Non-Science Major
   •  CHEM 121: Structure and Equilibrium
   •  CHEM 123: Inorganic Chemistry: Introduction
   •  CHEM 187: Selected Topics
   •  CHEM 188: Selected Topics
   •  CHEM 189: Selected Topics
   •  CHEM 200: Chemistry and Social Problems
   •  CHEM 206: Chemical Analysis
   •  CHEM 211: Organic Chemistry: Structure, Stability and Mechanism
   •  CHEM 212: Organic Chemistry: Mechanism and Synthesis
   •  CHEM 287: Selected Topics
   •  CHEM 288: Selected Topics
   •  CHEM 289: Selected Topics
   •  CHEM 301: Chemical Energetics and Kinetics
   •  CHEM 321: Advanced Synthesis Laboratory
   •  CHEM 323: Advanced Laboratory: Biochemistry
   •  CHEM 327: Advanced Physical and Analytical Chemistry Laboratory
   •  CHEM 337: Biochemistry
   •  CHEM 340: Physical Chemistry
   •  CHEM 350: Advanced Organic Chemistry
   •  CHEM 351: Biophysical Chemistry
   •  CHEM 353: Spectroscopy
   •  CHEM 356: Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
   •  CHEM 387: Selected Topics
   •  CHEM 388: Selected Topics
   •  CHEM 389: Selected Topics
   •  CHEM 391: Internship
   •  CHEM 392: Internship
   •  CHEM 401: Seminar
   •  CHEM 402: Seminar
   •  CHEM 411: Directed Study
   •  CHEM 412: Directed Study