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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.


Communication Studies

   •  COMM 101: Introduction to Human Communication
   •  COMM 187: Selected Topics
   •  COMM 188: Selected Topics
   •  COMM 189: Selected Topics
   •  COMM 202: Interpersonal and Family Communication
   •  COMM 203: Small Group and Organizational Communication
   •  COMM 205: Mass Communication
   •  COMM 207: Communicating Gender
   •  COMM 209: Sport Communication
   •  COMM 213: Intercultural Communication
   •  COMM 241: Public Speaking
   •  COMM 242: Professional Communication
   •  COMM 287: Selected Topics
   •  COMM 288: Selected Topics
   •  COMM 289: Selected Topics
   •  COMM 300: Communication Research Methods
   •  COMM 303: Organizational Culture and Communication
   •  COMM 306: Public Relations
   •  COMM 311: Environmental Communication
   •  COMM 314: The Other Side of Interpersonal Communication
   •  COMM 322: Communication Theory and Research
   •  COMM 351: Persuasion
   •  COMM 365: Media Theory
   •  COMM 387: Selected Topics
   •  COMM 388: Selected Topics
   •  COMM 389: Selected Topics
   •  COMM 391: Internship
   •  COMM 392: Internship
   •  COMM 401: Seminar
   •  COMM 402: Seminar
   •  COMM 411: Directed Study
   •  COMM 412: Directed Study