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International Studies at Miami University

Global Human Rights & Justice Concentration Requirement


Student in Southa America with villagers photoGlobal Human Rights & Justice is a functional concentration that meets the concentration requirement for the ITS major.

Take the following mandatory courses:

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

Take remaining 6 credit hours, representing at least 2 different disciplines, from the table below.

Course Title Hours
ATH 307 The Middle East: Anthropological Perspectives 3
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
ATH/LAS/WGS 325 Identity, Race, Gender, Class 3
BWS 243 History of the Atlantic Slave Trade,
1400s to 1800s
3
GEO 461/561 Migrants & Diasporas 3
GEO/WGS 436 Women, Gender, and the Environment 3
GEO 473 Development and Underdevelopment 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
LAS 315 Latin American Diaspora:
Communities, Conditions and Issues***
3
LAS/HST 260 Latin America in the United States 3
POL 326 Comparative Ethnic Politics† 3
POL 347 Women and the Law†† 3
POL 381 Global Governance††† 3
POL 382 International Law† 3
POL/WGS 346 Global Gender Politics† 3
PSY 210 Psychology Across Cultures‡ 3
REL 213 Social and Religious History of the Jewish People 3
SJS 470 Social/Political Activism‡‡ 3
SJS 487 Globalization, Social Justice, and Human Rights‡‡ 3
SOC 305 Sociology of Globalization 3
SOC 490 Current Issues in Sociology
(if topic is relevant)
1-3
(6 max)
SOC/WGS 203 Sociology of Gender 3


    * ATH 155 or 175 or 185 prerequisite or permission of instructor
  ** Junior or senior status required
*** Offered infrequently
    † POL 221 prerequisite
  †† POL 241 prerequisite
††† POL 271 prerequisite
    ‡ PSY 111 prerequisite
  †† SJS/SOC 165 prerequisite

 

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