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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AFRA 230 - Introduction to Politics and Social Justice

Credit(s): 3
Politics and Social Justice
Component: Lecture
In order to challenge discrimination and oppression, it is vital to understand how systems of discrimination develop and are perpetuated and how these are challenged. This class will familiarize students with key concepts and issues in social justice, including: social construction, discrimination, privilege, systemic oppression, implicit bias and social activism. Because issues of social justice span the globe, this class will emphasize the links between both American and global social justice issues.
Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
Crosslisted: Crosslisted with POSC 230 , WOMS 230 
University Breadth: Social and Behavioral Sciences College of Arts and Sciences Breadth: GROUP C: A&S Social & Behavioral Sci Course Typically Offered: Fall and Spring
General Education Objectives:
GE1A: Read Critically GE1B: Analyze Arguments and Information GE1C: Engage in Creative Ideation GE2A: Communicate Effectively in Writing GE3B: Work Individually Across a Variety of Cultures GE4: Critically Evaluate Ethical Implications GE5C: Reason Scientifically