Aug 13, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
2019-2020 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: www.albion.edu/registrar. 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 www.albion.edu/registrar.

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

 

Human Services

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Interdisciplinary

Interdisciplinary courses are offered to bridge the gaps which sometimes exist between differing, but related, academic areas. Each semester a variety of interdisciplinary courses are included in the curriculum. Students in these courses are exposed to a broad range of ideas and concepts which have been integrated to make them intellectually exciting. These courses may be team-taught by two or more faculty members or be problem-oriented courses which, by their nature, do not fit into existing departmental offerings.

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Interdisciplinary: Health Care Institute

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Interdisciplinary: Paleontology

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Interdisciplinary: Science

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International Studies

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International Studies: Special Studies

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Kinesiology

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Law, Justice, and Society

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Liberal Arts

For further information about these courses, refer to the core requirement section in this catalog under Academics at Albion College. Specific course descriptions of LA 101  seminars are available from the First-Year Experience Web page.

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Mathematics

Initial course placements in mathematics and computer science are generally determined by the Mathematics Placement Test. After students take their first course, they must take courses in sequence as determined by the departmental prerequisites. Any exceptions must be approved by the course instructor and department chair.

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