Academic Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
2014-2015 Fall 2014 Spring 2015
2013-2014 Fall 2013 Spring 2014
2012-2013 Fall 2012 Spring 2013
2011-2012 Fall 2011 Spring 2012
2010-11 Fall 2010
Spring 2011
2009-10 Fall 2009 Spring 2010
 2008-09 Fall 2008 Spring 2009

Core Course

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SOC 155b

Protest, Politics, and Change: Social Movements

Research Internship

SJSP 89a
Social Justice, Social Policy Internship

SJSP 103b
Introduction to Social Policy: Frameworks and Analysis

SOC 89a
Internships for Community Action and Social Change

SOC 182a
Applied Research Methods

WMGS 89a
When Violence Hits Home: Internship in Domestic Violence


The following courses are approved for the program. Not all are given in any one year. Please consult the schedule of classes each semester.

Foundational Frameworks

AAAS 158a
Theories of Development and Underdevelopment

AMST 187a
The Legal Boundaries of Public and Private Life

BUS 10a
Functions of the Capitalist Enterprise

ECON 77a
Introduction to Regulation and Public Policy

HS 110a
Wealth and Poverty

LGLS 121b
Law and Social Welfare: Citizen Rights and Government Responsibilities

LGLS 130a
Conflict Analysis and Intervention

PHIL 13b
The Idea of the Market: Economic Philosophies

PHIL 20a
Social and Political Philosophy: Democracy and Disobedience

PHIL 111a
What Is Justice?

POL 10a
Introduction to Political Theory

POL 15a
Introduction to International Relations

SOC 111a
Political Sociology

SOC 193a
Environment, Health, and Society

Dynamics of Discrimination and Inequality

AAAS 82a
Urban Politics

AAAS 114b
Race, Ethnicity, and Electoral Politics in the United States

AMST 102a
Women, the Environment, and Social Justice

ANTH 156a
Power and Violence: The Anthropology of Political Systems

LGLS 120a
Sex Discrimination and the Law

NEJS 152b
Anti-Judaism, Anti-Semitism, and Anti-Zionism

SOC 1a
Order and Change in Society

SOC 105a
Feminist Critiques of Sexuality and Work in America

SOC 112b
Social Class and Social Change

SOC 147a
Organizations and Social Change

Women and Gender in Culture and Society

Historical and Comparative Perspectives on Social Justice

AAAS 80a
Economy and Society in Africa

AMST 104b
Boston and Its Suburbs: Environment and History

AMST 125a
History of United States Feminisms

AMST 185b
The Culture of the Cold War

AMST 188b
Justice Brandeis and Progressive Jurisprudence

ENG 68a
The Political Novel

GECS 160a
In the Shadow of the Holocaust: Global Encounters

HIST 181b
Red Flags/Black Flags: Marxism vs. Anarchism, 1845-1968

POL 158b
Comparative Perspectives on the Law and Politics of Group Rights

RECS 149b
The Rise and Fall of Russian Modernism: Cultural and Political Revolutions, 1900-1934

WMGS 105b
Feminist Theories in Historical and Cross-Cultural Perspective

Diversity and Difference: Culture and Practice

AAAS 125b
Caribbean Women and Globalization: Sexuality, Citizenship, Work

AMST 118a
Gender and the Professions

ANTH 144a
The Anthropology of Gender

The Biology and Culture of Deafness

COML 130a
Poetic Voices of Protest

COML 165a
Reading, Writing, and Teaching across Cultures

ECON 69a
The Economics of Race and Gender

ED 158b
Looking with the Learner: Practice and Inquiry

ENG 151a
Queer Studies

HISP 160a
Culture and Social Change in Latin America

HIST 171b
Latino/a History

HSSP 192b
Sociology of Disability

PHIL 108a
Philosophy and Gender

Social Justice in Action: Policy Approaches to Social Problems

AMST 169a
Ethnicity, Immigration, and Race in the United States

AMST 191b
Greening the Ivory Tower: Improving Environmental Sustainability of Brandeis and Community

ANTH 142a
AIDS: Science, Society, and Policy

BIOL 17b
Conservation Biology

ECON 57a
Environmental Economics

ED 155b
Education and Social Policy

ENVS 15a
Reason to Hope: Managing the Global Commons for Peace

ENVS 18b
International Environmental Conflict and Collaboration

HS 104b
American Health Care

HS 120a
Race and the Law

HS 124a
Dilemmas of Long-Term Care

LGLS 124b
International Law and Development

LGLS 132b
Environmental Law and Policy

POL 108a
Social Movements in American Politics

POL 158b
Comparative Perspectives on the Law and Politics of Group Rights

SOC 175b
Environmental Organizations, Networks, and Partnerships

SOC 176a
Nature, Nurture, and Public Policy

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