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Social Justice Courses

Spring 2021

Courses were selected by reviewing course description information and identifying those that either explicitly include social justice topic(s) and/or would likely address social justice in some way. Descriptions were reviewed using the BSU MRISJ definitions of social justice, which can be reviewed here for further information.

 

Course Prefix Course No. Course Name Sections
AFAM 200 Introduction to African American Studies 2
AFAM 399 Topics in African American Studies: Black Freedom Struggles and State Repression 1
AFAM 399 Topics in African American Studies: Race and Geography (Listed in InfoBear as Topics: African American Studies) 1
AMST 220 Introduction to American Studies 3
AMST 299 2nd Year Seminar: Urban America 1
ANTH 100 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 8
ANTH 115 Anthropology of Race, Class and Gender 1
ANTH 120 First Nations: Global Indigenous People 2
ANTH 204 Global Human Issues 3
ANTH 206 Native Cultures of North America 1
ANTH 208 The Lives of Women 3
ANTH 209 People and Cultures of Africa 1
ANTH 213 Latin American Peoples and Culture 2
ANTH 216 People and Cultures of the Middle East 1
ANTH 298 2nd Year Seminar: Global Immigration Crisis 2
ANTH 299 2nd Year Seminar: Culture of Education and the Labor Movement 1
ANTH 299 2nd Year Seminar: Honors Native American Film 1
ANTH 331 Power, Politics, and Culture 1
ANTH 417 Seminar: Gender Cross Culturally 1
ANTH 432 Issues in Global Health 1
ARTH 299 2nd Year Seminar: Transforming Violence 1
COMM 229 Media and Cultural Theory 3
COMM 298 2nd Year Seminar: Era of Climate Crisis 1
COMM 300 Race, Class, and Gender in Media 3
COMM 365 Introduction to Intercultural Communication 2
COMM 430 Topics in Film: Spike Lee 1
COMM 476 Strategic Health Communication 1
COMM 493 Seminar: Communication and Culture 1
CRJU 290 Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System 2
CRJU 331 Police, Community, and Society 3
CRJU 347 Restorative and Transformative Justice 2
CRJU 358 Race, Class, Crime and Justice 1
CRJU 369 Gender, Crime, and Justice 1
CRJU 388 Hate Crime 1
CRJU 399 Black Freedom, Struggles, and Oppression 1
CRJU 496 Seminar: Immigration and Justice 1
CRJU 496 Seminar: Wrongful Convictions 2
CRJU 512 Ethics/Policy in Criminal Justice 1
CRJU 599 Topic: Envisioning Justice (BLM) 1
EDLE 512 Diversity and Social Justice in Higher Education 1
EDMC 532 Teacher as Leaders: Issues - Advocacy 1
GEOG 151 Human Geography 9
GEOG 298 Sustainable Urban Food 1
GEOG 316 Race and Geography 1
HEAL 205 Foundations of Public Health 1
HEAL 210 Issues in Male Health 1
HEAL 315 School and Community Health 2
HEAL 360 Health Care in the U.S. 1
HEAL 450 Health Promotion Strategies 3
HIST 440 Modern American Gender and Women’s History 1
LIBR 299 Teens and Mental Illness 1
LTAC 201 Introduction to Latin American and Caribbean Studies 1
PHIL 152 Contemporary Moral Problems 1
PHIL 153 Ethics 2
PHIL 214 Philosophy of Race 1
POLI 277 American Government: State and Local 1
POLI 279 Introduction to Public Administration 2
POLI 343 Constitutional Law and Politics: Liberty and Equality 1
POLI 369 LBGTQ Politics in America 1
PSYC 230 Cultural Psychology 15
PSYC 350 Topic: Mental Health Advocacy 1
PSYC 462 The Psychology of Women 1
READ 553 Issues in Literacy Education for Social Justice 1
SCWK 270 Social Work Issues of Diversity and Oppression 3
SCWK 350 Social Welfare Policy 2
SCWK 508 Social Policy II: Policy Advocacy, Development, and Analysis 5
SCWK 531 Practice II: Specialized Social Work Practice with Groups 6
SCWK 572 Social Policy III: Mental and Physical Health Care Policy 1
SCWK 580 Topic: Immigration in the 21st Century 1
SOCI 102 Introduction to Sociology 9
SOCI 103 Social Problems 4
SOCI 104 Global Social Problems 4
SOCI 204 Gender, Sexuality, and Society 2
SOCI 207 Social Inequality 2
SOCI 220 The Developing World 2
SOCI 211 Homelessness in U.S. Society 1
SOCI 255 Juvenile Delinquency 1
SOCI 298 2nd Year Seminar: Ending World Hunger 1
SOCI 299 2nd Year Seminar: #MeToo: Time's Up 1
SOCI 299 2nd Year Seminar: #MeToo: Sexual Violence 2
SOCI 391 Seminar: Social Data Analysis 2
SPED 203 Cultural Diversity Issues in School and Society 4
TESL 203 Cultural Issues in Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language 1
WGSS 240 Critical Perspectives in Women's and Gender Studies

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WGSS 265 Introduction to LGBTQ Studies 1

Per Infobear as of November 1, 2020, Last Updated November 18, 2020

FACULTY: If you are teaching a course in Spring 2021 that you’d like to submit for consideration for this list, or you’d like to suggest an edit to this list, please let us know via a brief survey, or email us at mrisj@bridgew.edu.

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Martin Richard Institute for Social Justice

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