Social Change Courses @ Northeastern
Northeastern is a leader in experiential teaching, scholarship and activism that advance the solving of real-world problems. The following is a list of Spring 2023 courses that address social change and social justice.
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SOCIAL CHANGE COurses @ NORTHEASTERN
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Courses: Social Change @ Northeastern
Special Topics in Digital Humanities: Where Does Data Come From?
Course Number: ENGL 7380
Department: English (ENGL)
Explores specific analytical techniques such as mapping, computational text analysis, or network analysis; a particular methodological tradition such as digital scholarly editing; the history of a particular debate, research problem, or theoretical orientation such as intersectional feminism; or the intersection of digital humanities and another domain such as writing studies. Offers students an opportunity to develop more specialized skills and methods that support advanced research and teaching in digital humanities.
Special Topics in Race & the Law
Course Number: AFAM 5001
Department: African American Studies (AFAM)
Explores the various questions, relationships, and connections between the law and racial issues and concepts. Each offering focuses on a special topic such as reparations, civil rights, gender, or the environment and energy policies. May be repeated up to three times for a maximum of 16 credits.
Special Topics/Givelber: Topic TBD
Course Number: LAW7983
Department: Law (LAW)
Covers special topics in law. May be repeated without limit.
Stress, Resilience and Behavioral Change
Course Number: PSY 2230
Department: Psychology – CPS (PSY)
Offers a research-experiential approach to understanding the benefits and negative consequences of stress and its effects on human behavior and physiology. Discusses the work of researchers and practitioners in stress response. Topics include the relation of stress to health, communication, relationships, and academic and work performance. Examines the behavioral strategies associated with leveraging the stress response in personal and professional arenas. Considers perspectives of resilience, coping, and behavioral change from various social and cultural standpoints.
Sustainable Supply Chain Management
Course Number: SCHM 3330
Department: Supply Chain Management (SCHM)
Focuses on how to create sustainable supply chains that profitably yield high-quality, safe products without supply interruption while creating a net benefit for the employees, community, and the environment. Studies how companies measure environmental performance and use the data to motivate associates, suppliers, customers, policymakers, and the public. Also addresses the impacts of global sustainability frameworks and measures.
The Immigrant Experience
Course Number: SOCL 3407
Department: Sociology (SOCL)