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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.



   •  SOC 101: An Introduction to Sociology
   •  SOC 187: Selected Topics
   •  SOC 188: Selected Topics
   •  SOC 189: Selected Topics
   •  SOC 222: Sociology of Childhood
   •  SOC 225: Criminology
   •  SOC 230: Men and Masculinities
   •  SOC 235: Global Transformations
   •  SOC 263: Modern China
   •  SOC 264: International History of Modern Japan
   •  SOC 280: Children of Immigrants
   •  SOC 287: Selected Topics
   •  SOC 288: Selected Topics
   •  SOC 289: Selected Topics
   •  SOC 312: Seminar
   •  SOC 323: Qualitative Social Research
   •  SOC 324: Quantitative Social Research
   •  SOC 333: The Sociology of Sex and Gender
   •  SOC 336: Social Psychology: Sociological Perspectives
   •  SOC 345: Race and Ethnicity
   •  SOC 350: Comparative Families: A Global Perspective
   •  SOC 360: Intimate Violence
   •  SOC 370: Social Stratification
   •  SOC 387: Selected Topics
   •  SOC 388: Selected Topics
   •  SOC 389: Selected Topics
   •  SOC 391: Internship
   •  SOC 392: Internship
   •  SOC 401: Seminar
   •  SOC 402: Seminar
   •  SOC 408: Senior Paper
   •  SOC 411: Directed Study
   •  SOC 412: Directed Study