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School of Social Transformation Courses

Looking to broaden your worldview? We've got you covered.

Fulfill that SB, HU, L, C, H, or G general studies requirement and gain the critical thinking skills and global knowledge that top organizations require.

Did we mention there's a little fun in it, too? From Sex and the City to Bob Marley, the School of Social Transformation has a little something for everyone.


Subject Catalog Nbr Course Title General Studies
AFR200Introduction to Africana StudiesSB & G & H
AFR210Introduction to African American StudiesC
AFR212Introduction to Ethnic Studies in the U.S.C
AFR215Bob Marley and Reggae: Lyrics of ResistanceHU & G
AFR300Precolonial AfricaSB & G & H
AFR301Race & Racism in Africa/ African DiasporaSB & G
AFR302History of Black Women in AmericaSB & H
AFR305Global History: Transatlantic Slave TradeSB & H
AFR336African ArtHU & G
AFR345Peoples and Cultures of the CaribbeanSB & G & H
AFR350Inequality and Diversity in EducationL & C
AFR353African American Literature: Beginnings through the Harlem Renaissance(L or HU) & C
AFR354African American Literature: Harlem to Present(L or HU) & C
AFR364African American History Since 1865(HU or SB) & C & H
AFR365Unruly Voices: Black Women and Cultural NarativesHU & C
AFR366African Archaeology: Precolonial Urban CultureSB & G & H
AFR370Family, Ethnic, & Cultural DiversitySB & C
AFR372Islam and Islamic Societies in Africa: Social and Political HistoryG
AFR373Islam and World AffairsG
AFR375Race, Gender & SportSB & C
AFR383Blacks in Science, Medicine & Public Health 
AFR420Race, Ethnicity & Politics in the African DiasporaSB & G
AFR465Harlem Renaissance: Cultural History 1877-1945 
AFR466Peoples and Cultures of AfricaSB & G & H
AFR470Women's International Human Rights 
AFR480Different Voices Within Contemprary Islamic Discourse 
AFR325Music as Political Discourse: Reggae, Calypso, and Hip Hop HU & H & G
Subject Catalog Nbr Course Title General Studies
APA200Introduction to Asian Pacific American Studies(HU or SB) & C
APA210Introduction to Ethnic Studies in USC
APA220Intro to Social Transformation 
APA310Asian Pacific American Arts & CultureHU & C
APA315Asian Pacific American LiteratureHU & C
APA330Asian Pacific American Genders & SexualitiesSB & C
APA340Asian Pacific Americans & MediaHU & C
APA345Asian Pacific Americans & FilmHU & C & H
APA350Inequality and Diversity in EducationC
APA360Asian Pacific American Experience(HU or SB) & C
APA360Asian Pacific American Experience: Asian Pacific American Psychology(HU or SB) & C
APA360Asian Pacific American Experience: Chinese American(HU or SB) & C
APA360Asian Pacific American Experience: Filipino American(HU or SB) & C
APA360Asian Pacific American Experience: Japanese American(HU or SB) & C
APA360Asian Pacific American Experience: Multiracial Experiences(HU or SB) & C
APA360Asian Pacific American Experience: Pacific Islander(HU or SB) & C
APA450Asian Pacific American Contempemporary IssuesSB & C
Subject Catalog Nbr Course Title General Studies
JUS105Introduction to Justice StudiesSB
JUS207Homicide and Serial KillersSB
JUS214Justice InstitutionsSB
JUS215Bob Marley and Reggae: Lyrics of Resistance HU & G
JUS222Drugs and JusticeSB
JUS300Race & Racism in Africa/ African DiasporaSB & G
JUS301Research in Justice StudiesSB
JUS302Statistical Analysis in Justice StudiesCS
JUS303Justice TheoryL
JUS305Principles of Justice StudiesSB
JUS320Community and Social JusticeSB & C
JUS323Justice & Development of the Welfare StateSB
JUS325Globalization & Socio-Economic JusticeG
JUS326Music as Political Discourse: Reggae, Calypso, and Hip Hop HU & H & G
JUS329Domestic ViolenceSB
JUS335Organized Crime 
JUS345Peoples and Cultures of the CaribbeanSB & G & H
JUS350Immigration and JusticeSB & C
JUS352Global Politics of Human Rights 
JUS360Law and Social ControlSB
JUS370Cultural Diversity & Justice(L or HU) & C
JUS374Holocaust, Genocide & Human Rights 
JUS375Justice and the Mass MediaSB
JUS382Justice and Pop CultureSB
JUS385Justice and Everyday LifeSB
JUS405Economic Justice(L or SB) & G
JUS410Punishment: Logic and Approach 
JUS420Women, Work, & Justice(L or SB) & C
JUS421Race Ethnicity and Politics in the African DiasporaSB & G
JUS424Ethics and Alternative TourismSB
JUS427Identity and JusticeL
JUS432Racial JusticeL
JUS435Cinema and Justice 
JUS438Human Differences: Dilemmas of Justice(L or HU) & C
JUS444Environment and JusticeL & C
JUS445Surveillance and Society 
JUS456Human Rights and Sustainability(L or SB) & G
JUS460Feminism and JusticeC
JUS465Death Penalty in the United StatesL
JUS467Terrorism, War, and JusticeSB
JUS468Protest, Justice, Law and the MediaSB
JUS469Political Deviance and the Law(L or SB) & C
JUS477Youth and JusticeL or SB
Subject Catalog Nbr Course Title General Studies
SST235Disability, Justice & AdvocacyC
SST 220Introduction to Social Transformation 
Subject Catalog Nbr Course Title General Studies
WST100Women, Gender, and SocietySB & C
WST270Global Perspectives on Women 
WST300Women & Gender Contemporary SocietySB & C
WST302History of Black Women in AmericaSB & H
WST313Women and SexualitySB
WST340Gender, Science & TechnologySB
WST345Gender, Religion, & Global ViolenceSB & G
WST360Women as HealersSB & G
WST364Unruly Voices: Black Women and Cultural NarrativesC
WST365Women and International HealthG
WST371Sex and the City: Women, Sexuality and Popular CultureHU & C
WST373Latina/Chicana IssuesSB & C
WST374Desperate Housewives 
WST375Women & Social ChangeSB & C
WST377History of American Feminist ThoughtH & C
WST378Global Feminist TheoryL & C & G
WST380Race, Gender, & ClassSB & C
WST420Women of Color in FilmHU & C
WST421Girlhood and AdolescenceHU & C
WST431Women, Film, & CultureC
WST440Politics of Women's HealthSB
WST447Gender, Culture & Development(L or SB) & G
WST460Women and the BodySB & C
WST470Gender and Popular CultureHU & C
WST477Women and ViolenceSB & C
Subject Catalog Nbr Course Title General Studies
AFR394Women and Entrepreneurship 
AFR394Black Religion: Sex, Power, and Eroticism 
AFR394Black Religion: Sex, Power, and Eroticism 
AFR394Gender and Hip Hop 
AFR394Gender and Hip Hop 
AFR394Black Feminisms 
APA394Women and Entrepreneurship 
APA394Bruce Lee 
JUS394Women and Entrepreneurship 
JUS394Arizona, Immigration, Latinos and Politics 
JUS394Gender and Hip Hop 
JUS394Gender and Hip Hop 
JUS394Building the US on Indigenous Land 
JUS394Reproductive Justice 
JUS394Sexuality and Social Justice 
JUS494Disney, Culture & Society 
SST494Transformational Leadership and Embodied Activism 
SST494Transformational Leadership and Embodied Activism 
SST494Transformational Leadership and Embodied Activism 
SST494Transformational Leadership and Embodied Activism 
WST394Women and Entrepreneurship 
WST394Gender and Hip Hop 
WST394Gender and Hip Hop 
WST394Black Feminisms