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Law and History Core (5 courses)

Foundational Courses (3 courses)

Complete three of the following:

Course Code Course Title
HIST 1100 History and Law
INSH 1500 or HIST 2301 Digital Methods for Social Sciences and Humanities or The History Seminar
LPSC 2301 Introduction to Law, Policy, and Society

Foundational Electives (2 courses)

Complete two of the following:

Course Code Course Title
HIST 1120 Public History, Public Memory
ENGL 3325 Rhetoric of Law
PHIL 2301 Philosophical Problems of Law & Justice
LPSC 2302 Global Human Rights
LPSC 3307 Understanding the Modern Supreme Court

Concentrations (4 courses)

Africana Studies Concentration

  Course Code   Course Title
  AFAM 1101 or AFRS 1101   Introduction to African-American Studies or Introduction to African Studies
  AFRS/ANTH 4510 or WMNS/SOCL 4520   Anthropology of Africa or Race, Class, and Gender

Complete two courses from among the following:

AFAM 1104 – AFAM 5001, AFRS 1270 – AFRS 4939

Asian Studies Concentration

Complete the following course:

ASNS/HIST 1150, East Asian Studies

As a writing intensive, complete one of the following:

Course Code Course Title
HIST 2308 Law, Justice, and Society in Modern China
PHIL 4545 Religion and Politics in Southeast Asia
PHIL 2395 Japanese Buddhism

Complete two of the following:

If HIST 2308 or PHIL 2395 was taken for the writing intensive, at least one of these must be at the 3000 level or above.

ANTH 4350, Ethnography of Southeast Asia HIST 1253, History of Vietnam Wars
ANTH 4515, Culture and Politics in Modern India HIST 1500, Modern Chinese History and Culture
CLTR 1500, Modern Chinese History and Culture HIST 2308, Law Justice and Society in Modern China
CLTR 1506, Introduction to Chinese Popular Culture HIST 2351, Modern Japan
CLTR 1700, Introduction to Japanese Popular Culture PHIL 1130, Ethics: East and West
HIST 1246, World War II in the Pacific PHIL 4545, Religion and Politics in South Asia
HIST 1252, Japanese Literature and Culture  

Culture and Colonialism Concentration

Complete the following:

PHIL/POLS 2325, Ancient Philosophy and Political Thought

Complete three of the following, at least one of which must be at the 3000 level or above:

CLTR 1501, Introduction to French Culture HIST 1271, Ancient Rome
CLTR 1504, Introduction to Spanish Culture HIST 1272, Europe in the Middle Ages
CLTR 3500, French Culture and the Arts (γ) HIST 1285, Introduction to Russian Civilization
ENGL 2450, Post-Colonial Literature HIST 1286, History of the Soviet Union
ENGL 2451, Post-Colonial Women Writers HIST 1389, History of Espionage 1: Antiquity to WWII
HIST 1170, Europe: Empires, Revolution, Wars and their Aftermath HIST 1390, History of Espionage : 2Cold War Spies
HIST 1190, Picturing Modernity: The Photographic Image in Culture & Society HIST 2011, Capitalism: A Global History
HIST 1218, Pirates, Planters, and Patriots: Making the Americas, 1492-1804 HIST 2311, Colonialism/Imperialism
HIST 1228, Americans in the World, Travel and Diplomacy HIST 3335, History of Modern History
HIST 1270, Ancient Greece PHIL 1120, Understanding the Bible
PHIL 3343, Existentialism (δ) PHIL 3435, Moral Philosophy
PHIL 3460, Philosophy and Literature  

Digital Humanities Concentration

Complete the following:

ENGL 1450, Reading and Writing in the Digital Age

Complete three of the following, at least one of which must be at the 3000 level or above.

CLTR, Apps, Memes, and Bots: Global Literature in the Age of the Internet SOCL 4518, Law and Society in a Digital World (*)
COMM 1255, Communication in a Digital Age SOCL 4528, Computers and Society
COMM 2105, Social Networks PHIL 2001, Ethics and Evolutionary Games
ENGL 2850, Writing for Social Media PHIL 1145, Technology and Human Values
ENGL 3340, Technologies of Text WMNS 2502, Digital Feminisms
IA 5240, Cyberlaw (α) INSH 2102, Bostonography (1)

Gender & Sexuality Concentration

Complete the following:

Course Code Course Title
WMNS 1101 or WMNS 1100 Sex, Gender and Popular Culture or Introduction to WGSS
WMNS 2505 or WMNS/SOCL 4520 or WMNS 4523 Digital Feminisms or Race, Class, and Genderor Sexualites

Complete two of the following. If WMNS 2505 was used to complete the writing intensive, at least one of these must be at the 3000 level or above:

ANTH 2302/WMNS 3202, Gender and Sexuality: A Cross-Cultural Perspective WMNS 2451, Postcolonial Women Writers
INTL 2400, Politics of Islam and Gender WMNS 2505, Digital Feminisms
INTL 2480, Women and World Politics WMNS 3100, Gender, Social Justice and Transnational Activism
WMNS 1225, Gender, Race and Medicine WMNS 3500, Sexuality, Gender and the Law
WMNS 1260, Gender in a Changing Society WMNS 3676, Representing Gender and Sexuality in Literature
WMNS 1350, Feminist Resistance WMNS 3678, Bedrooms and Battlefields
WMNS 2303, Reproductive Justice WMNS 2372, Gender and Sexuality in World History

Latino, Latin American & Caribbean Studies Concentration

Complete the following course:

LACS 1220, Latino, Latin American & Caribbean Studies

As a writing intensive, complete one of the following:

CLTR 4655, Latin American Literature or ANTH/INTL 4500, Latin American Society and Development

Complete two of the following:

HIST 1187, Introduction to Latin American History CLTR 3501, Caribbean Literature and Culture
HIST 1206, Drug Trade & Drug War: History, Security, Culture CLTR 3710, Representing Latin American Cities
CLTR 1261, Caribbean Literature and Culture CLTR 3715, New Narratives: Latin America after 1989 (7)
CLTR 1505, Latin American Culture, History, and Politics CLTR 3725, Representing Violence and Human Rights in Latin America (7)
HIST 2025, Latin American History through Film CLTR 4655, Latin American Literature (6)
CLTR 2715, New Media Narratives in Latin America ANTH 4500, Latin American Society and Development

Electives (3 courses)

Complete three of the following not already used to fulfill one of the requirements above. Courses not used above to fulfill a requirement may also be used to fulfill this elective requirement.

AFAM 2399, Black Community and Social Change SOCL 1220, The Sociology of Boston HIST 1215, Origins of Today: Historical Roots of Contemporary Issues
ANTH 2305, Global Markets and Local Culture CLTR 3418, Nationalism HIST 2000, Native American Resistance: Past and Present
ANTH 2350, Urban Anthropology CRIM 3500, Policing a Democratic Society HIST 2011, Capitalism and Business: A Global History
ANTH 5400, Cities in Global Context CRIM 4010, Gender, Crime, and Justice HIST 2217, The Global Far-Right since 1945: Politics, Culture, Violence
ENGL 2460, Multiethnic Literatures of the US CRIM 4020, Race, Crime, and Justice HIST 2280, Hitler, Germany, and the Holocaust
ENGL 2690, Boston in Literature ENGL 2450, Postcolonial Literature HIST 2282, The Holocaust and Comparative Genocide
ENGL 3375, Writing Boston ENGL 2460, Multiethnic Literature of the U.S. HIST 2285, America and the Holocaust
HIST 3325, The City in Middle East History ENGL 3325, Rhetoric of Law HIST 2311, Colonialism / Imperialism
HIST 3487, Central European Capitals on the Eve of World War I ENGL 3678, Bedrooms and Battlefields: Hebrew Bible and the Origins of Sex, Gender, and Ethnicity HIST 2332, The United States, 1900-1945
PHIL 2100, The Religious Worlds of Boston HIST 1206, Drug Trade & Drug War: History, Security, Culture HIST 3334, Assassinations in World History
LPSC 3303, Topics in Law & Public Policy (2) LPSC 4304, Advanced Debates in Law & Public Policy (2) PHIL 1102, Introduction to Contemporary Moral Issues
PHIL 1112, Debating Ethical Controversies PHIL 2303, Social and Political Philosophy PHIL 2325, Ancient Philosophy and Political Thought
PHIL 2330, Modern Philosophy (β) POLS 2282, The Holocaust and Comparative Genocide SOCL 4522, Political Ecology and Environmental Justice

Capstone

Complete the capstone requirement:
HIST 4701, Capstone Seminar or PHIL 5001, Global Justice

Prerequisites

Find affiliated course according to the value within the ():

(1) CS 2500 – Fundamentals of Computer Science

(2) LPSC 1101 – Introduction to Law

(3) PHIL 1275 – Hinduism, Buddhism & Beyond

(4) POLS 1150 – American Government

(5) POLS 1160 – International Relations

(6) SPNS 2101 – Intermediate Spanish 1

(7) SPNS 2102 – Intermediate Spanish 2

(α) CS 2550, or CY 2550, or IA 5010, or CY 5010

(β) ENGL 1111 + 1 PHIL course (γ) FRNH 2102 OR FRNH 2302

(δ) 2 PHIL course

Faculty Advisor

Amílcar Antonio Barreto, JD, PhD, a.barreto@northeastern.edu