Nov 11, 2019  
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.

 

History: Asian and Latin American History

   •  HIST 111: East Asia: Cultures and Civilizations
   •  HIST 142: Modern Latin America History
   •  HIST 262: Visualizing East Asia
   •  HIST 263: Modern China
   •  HIST 264: An International History of Modern Japan
   •  HIST 270: Latin American Immigration and the U.S.
   •  HIST 275: Mexican American History
   •  HIST 300: Slave Societies of the Americas
   •  HIST 301: Gender in Latin American History
   •  HIST 365: Women, Society and Gender in East Asia
   •  HIST 371: Latin American-U.S. Relations
   •  HIST 382: East Asian Environmental History
   •  HIST 399: Contact and Conquest in the Americas

History: European History

   •  HIST 102: Ancient and Medieval Worlds
   •  HIST 103: Making Europe Modern: 1500 - Present
   •  HIST 217: Europe’s Age of Revolutions: The 19th Century
   •  HIST 218: Europe’s World Wars and Cold Wars: The 20th Century
   •  HIST 229: Film Images of World War II
   •  HIST 251: Ancient Greece
   •  HIST 252: Ancient Rome
   •  HIST 309: Pax Britannica: The British Empire
   •  HIST 313: 1815 Russia 1945
   •  HIST 375: The Great War
   •  HIST 390: Modern Germany

History: Global

   •  HIST 260: An International History of the Cold War
   •  HIST 310: Power and Culture in the Asia-Pacific Region

History: Special Studies

   •  HIST 187: Selected Topics
   •  HIST 188: Selected Topics
   •  HIST 189: Selected Topics
   •  HIST 287: Selected Topics
   •  HIST 288: Selected Topics
   •  HIST 289: Selected Topics
   •  HIST 387: Selected Topics
   •  HIST 388: Selected Topics
   •  HIST 389: Selected Topics
   •  HIST 391: Internship
   •  HIST 392: Internship
   •  HIST 401: Seminar
   •  HIST 402: Seminar
   •  HIST 411: Directed Study
   •  HIST 412: Directed Study

History: United States History

   •  HIST 101: American Dreams and Realities
   •  HIST 131: The United States from Colonization to the Civil War
   •  HIST 132: The United States: 1865-Present
   •  HIST 237: America in Crisis: Great Depression, World War II and Cold War
   •  HIST 242: African American History from Africa to the Civil War
   •  HIST 243: African American History, 1865 to the Present
   •  HIST 256: Native North America
   •  HIST 298: The 1960s
   •  HIST 333: The Road to Revolution
   •  HIST 337: Environmental History
   •  HIST 340: History of Women in the U.S., 1877-Present
   •  HIST 347: Race and Sports in America
   •  HIST 372: The Civil War and Reconstruction
   •  HIST 381: U.S. Immigration History