Global Human Rights & Justice
Concentration Requirement

enlarged photo of Domenic Fish with Kony 2012 posterGlobal Human Rights & Justice is a functional concentration that meets the concentration requirement for the ITS major.

Take these 2 mandatory courses:

  • SJS/SOC 165 - Introduction to Social Justice Studies (3 hours)
  • SJS/SOC 323 - Social Justice and Change (3 hours, prerequisite SJS/SOC 165)

Take remaining 6 semester hours, representing at least 2 different disciplines, from the following courses.


Courses for Global Human Rights and Justice Concentration
Course Title Hours
ATH 358 Travelers, Migrants, and Refugees: Transnational Migration and Diasporic Communities 3
ATH 428 Anthropology of Women’s Health 3
ATH 448 Developing Solutions in Global Health 3
BWS/HST/LAS 243 History of the Atlantic Slave Trade, 1400s to 1800s 3
GEO/WGS 436 Women, Gender, and the Environment 3
GEO 475 Global Periphery's Urbanization 3
GEO 476 Global Poverty 3
GTY 260 Global Aging 3
HST/LAS 319 Revolution in Latin America 3
POL 381 Global Governance 3
POL 382 International Law 3
POL/WGS 346 Global Gender Politics 3
SJS 470 Social/Political Activism 3
SJS 487 Globalization, Social Justice, and Human Rights 3
SOC 305 Introduction to the Sociology of Globalization 3
SOC 490 Current Issues in Sociology
(if topic is relevant)
1-3
SOC/WGS 203 Sociology of Gender 3