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: 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.


Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

   •  WGS 111: Introduction to Women, Gender and Sexuality
   •  WGS 187: Selected Topics
   •  WGS 188: Selected Topics
   •  WGS 189: Selected Topics
   •  WGS 240: Sexualities, Histories and Culture
   •  WGS 250: Gender and the Global Garden
   •  WGS 287: Selected Topics
   •  WGS 288: Selected Topics
   •  WGS 289: Selected Topics
   •  WGS 360: Feminist Theory
   •  WGS 387: Selected Topics
   •  WGS 388: Selected Topics
   •  WGS 389: Selected Topics
   •  WGS 391: Internship
   •  WGS 392: Internship
   •  WGS 398: Practicum
   •  WGS 401: Seminar
   •  WGS 402: Seminar
   •  WGS 411: Directed Study
   •  WGS 412: Directed Study