Approved Electives

Students must choose three electives, including at least one course from the Non-Western elective list, one course from the Race and Ethnicity elective list, and one course from the General elective list that also includes the Non-Western and Race and Ethnicity lists.

NOTE: Italicized courses are no longer offered regularly and/or are inactive courses. Please do not assume ANY of the courses listed will be offered in the future. If you have a question about a particular course on the list, please contact the appropriate department (e.g. Anthropology, History, etc.). It is also possible that additional courses will be considered for elective credit in the PJHC minor. If you wish to have a course considered for elective credit that is not on the list, please contact the Program Director and Program Administrator.

** Not all topics will count toward the minor.

GENERAL

ANTH 342     Ethnographies of Care
ANTH 381     Medical Anthropology
ANTH 477     Special Topics in Anthropology **
ASIA 302/SWGS 302     Globalization, Gender, and Migration
BIOE 360/GLHT 360     Appropriate Design for Global Health
BIOE 362/GLHT 362     Bioengineering for Global Health Environments
ECON 481     Health Economics
ECON 483     Public Finance **
ENGL 342/SWGS 372     The Victorian Novel  Only Spring 2015 + earlier
ENGL 354/SWGS 364     Queer Literary Cultures
ENGL 382/SWGS 380     Feminist Theory
GERM 332/HIST 459     Topic in Modern German History **
GLHT 201     Introduction to Global Health
GLHT 201     Bioengineering and World Health
HEAL 222     Principles of Public and Community Health
HEAL 380     Health Disparities in America
HIST 340/SWGS 345     History of Feminism
HIST 423     American Radicals and Reformers
HIST 438/SWGS 438     Gender and History
HIST 448     Western European Welfare State, 1880–1980: Origins, Consolidations, Crisis
HIST 455     History of Human Rights
PHIL 307     Social and Political Philosophy
PJHC 470    Advanced Seminar in Poverty, Justice, and Human Capabilities ** only counts toward the General Elective requirement if an additional capstone course or sequence is taken **
POLI 320/RELI 320     The Legal Framework of Religious Tolerance
POLI 329     Health Policy
POLI 331/ENST 331     Environmental Politics and Policy
POLI 332     Urban Politics
POLI 338     Policy Analysis **Fall 2012 and earlier ONLY**
POLI 356     Representation and Policy Making
POLI 378/SOSC 301     Policy Analysis
POLI 437     Education Policy
PSYC 331/SWGS 331     Psychology of Gender
RELI 389     Medical Ethics after the Holocaust
SOCI 303     Poverty and Public Policy
SOCI 306/SWGS 324     Sociology of Gender
SOCI 319     Sociology of Work and Occupations
SOCI 338     Social Problems
SOCI 342     Sociology of Globalization
SOCI 345     Medical Sociology
SOCI 368     Sociology of Disaster
SOCI 377     Health Disparities in the United States
SOCI 407     Gender Seminar
SOCI 423     Sociology of Food
SOCI 425     Population Health Seminar
SOCI 438     Family Seminar
SOCI 465     Gender and Health
SWGS 101     Introduction to Women and Gender
SWGS 201     Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Studies
SWGS 385      Sexual Debates in the U.S.: Social and Cultural Contexts of Supreme Court Decisions
SWGS 470     Advanced Seminar in Poverty, Justice, and Human Capabilities ** Only counts toward General Elective requirement if an additional capstone course or sequence is taken **
SWGS 497     Engaged Research Seminar
UNIV 315     Domestic Service Theory and Application
UNIV 316     Domestic Service Reflections and Synthesis
UNIV 317     Domestic Service Theory and Applications II

 

NON-WESTERN

ANTH 340     Neoliberalism and Globalization
ANTH 343/RELI 343     New Religious Movements in Africa
ASIA 212/ANTH 212     The World and South Asia
ASIA 232/RELI 232     Religions from India
ASIA 240/RELI 285/SWGS 240     Gender and Politicized Religion
ASIA 251/POLI 250/SWGS 250     Sex, Money, and Power Around the World: International Political Economy of Gender
ASIA 251/POLI 250/SWGS 250     International Political Economy of Gender
ASIA 326     Temples, Technology and Transitions: India in the 21st Century
ASIA 238/HIST 384/SWGS 384     Modern Girl and Asia in the World
ASIA 340/SWGS 340     Gender and Politicized Religion
ASIA 452/ANTH 452     Gender and Transnational Asia
ASIA 492/HIST 492/SWGS 492vGender Histories: Modern China
ECON 450     Economic Development
ECON 450     World Economic and Social Development **Fall 2014 and earlier only**
ECON 460     Advanced Topics in International Development
ENGL 268     Introduction to Native American Literature
ENGL 376     Postcolonial Studies
ENGL 379     Introduction to Third World Literature
ENGL 380     Contemporary Anglophone Literature
ENGL 383     Global Fictions
ENGL 387      Cultural Studies ** Not all topics will count toward the minor. **
ENGL 397.2      Topics in Literature and Culture **Not all topics will count toward the minor. **
FSEM 155/HIST 155     The Invention of Africa
GLHT 314/CEVE 314/BIOE 365     Sustainable Water Purification for the Developing World
HIST 212     Contemporary China
HIST 215/HIST 315     Blacks in the Americas
HIST 226     Colonial Spanish America
HIST 227     Latin American Cultural Traditions
HIST 228     Modern Latin America
HIST 231     Introduction to African History: North, West, and Central Africa: Early Times to the Present
HIST 232     Introduction to African History: East, Central, and Southern Africa: Early Times to the Present
HIST 251/LASR 251     Continuities and Changes in Brazilian History
HIST 268     Modern Slavery
HIST 271     History of South Asia
HIST 278/HIST 378     Modern Arab History
HIST 279/HIST 379     The Caribbean in the Age of Revolution
HIST 281     The Middle East from the Prophet Muhammad to Sulayman the Magnificent
HIST 281     Pre-Modern Middle East History
HIST 313/LASR 313     Modern Mexico
HIST 328     Poverty and Social Justice in Latin America
HIST 330     Atlantic Slave Trade and the Origins of Afro America
HIST 333/ANTH 334     Culture and Identity Politics in Contemporary Brazil
HIST 335     Caribbean History to 1838
HIST 336     Caribbean History, 1838 to the Present
HIST 342     Modern China
HIST 376     Natural Disasters in the Caribbean
HIST 389/SWGS 389     Migration and Diasporas in the Indian Ocean
HIST 397     Economic History in the Americas
HIST 428     Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking: Global and Local
HIST 478     Topics in Latin American History ** Not all topics will count toward the minor. **
POLI 238     Special Topics in Poli-Sci ** Not all topics will count toward the minor. **
POLI 362     Comparative Urban Politics and Policy
POLI 458     Gender and Politics in the Middle East
POLI 459     Sex, Gender, and Political Representation in Latin America
RELI 111     Introduction to African Religions
RELI 315/ASIA 315/SWGS 315     Gender and Islam
RELI 340     Theology in Africa
RELI 348     Christianity and Islam in Africa
RELI 356     Major Issues in Contemporary Islam
RELI 424     Religion and Politics in Africa
RELI 426     Religion and Literature in Africa
SOCI 300     Socio-Political Issues in Education
SOCI 346     Becoming Americans? Immigration
SOCI 347     Urban Inequality
SOCI 386     African Americans in Society
SOCI 485     Identities in a Diverse World
SPAN 402     The City in Latin America
SPPO 410     The City in Latin America
SWGS 303     Gender and Science
SWGS 373/LASR 373     Women’s Social Movements in Latin America and the Caribbean
SWGS 374/LASR 374     Feminist and Queer Theory in the African Diaspora

 

RACE AND ETHNICITY

ANTH 290     History and Ethnography ** Not all topics will count toward the minor. **
ANTH 358     The Fourth World: Issues of Indigenous People
ANTH 387/ASIA 387     Asian American Contemporary Communities
ANTH 443     Anthropology of Race, Ethnicity, and Health
EDUC 304     Race, Class, Gender in Education
EDUC 335     Urban Education: Issues, Policy, and Practice
ENGL 369/SWGS 329     The American West and Its Others
ENGL 371/SPAN 396/SWGS 354     Chicano/a Literature
ENGL 371/SPPO 354/SWGS 354     Chicana Feminism
ENGL 389/SWGS 389     Youth Studies
ENGL 393     Black Manhattan 1915–1940
ENGL 399     The Black Imaginary: 1775–Present
ENGL 471/SPPO 456     Studies in Chicano/a Literature
HIST 124     Race and Place in Early America
HIST 186     Historical Survey of the Jewish Civilization from its Origins to the Present
HIST 215/HIST 315     Blacks in the Americas
HIST 241/SWGS 234     U.S. Women’s History I: Colonial Beginnings to the Civil War
HIST 242/SWGS 235     U.S. Women’s History II: Civil War to the Present
HIST 251/LASR 251     Continuities and Changes in Brazilian History
HIST 266     Slavery and the Founding Fathers
HIST 268     Modern Slavery
HIST 279/HIST 379     The Caribbean in the Age of Revolution
HIST 295/HIST 395     The American South
HIST 312     Black, Red, and White: Race and the American Revolution
HIST 335     Caribbean History to 1838
HIST 336     Caribbean History, 1838 to the Present
HIST 338/SWGS 338     Nineteenth-Century Women’s Narratives
HIST 374     Jewish History, 1500–1948
HIST 398/SWGS 398     Topics in Legal History ** Not all topics will count toward the minor. **
HIST 421     Race, Education, and Society in the Urban South ** Only counts toward Race and Ethnicity Elective requirement if an additional capstone course or sequence is taken. **
HIST 427     History of the Civil Rights Movement, 1954 to the Present
HIST 428     Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking: Global and Local
JWST 238     Special Topics in Jewish Studies ** Not all topics will count toward the minor. **
LASR 376/SWGS 376     Chicana and Latina Experience Thru Film
POLI 330     Minority Politics
POLI 438     Race and Public Policy
POLI 483     U.S.: Mexico Border Issues in Comparative Perspective
RELI 157/RELI 311     Religion and Hip Hop Culture in America
RELI 312     The Religious Thought of Martin L. King, Jr. and Malcolm X
RELI 347/SWGS 347     Sex and Gender in Modern Jewish Culture
RELI 357     What’s Religious About Black Religion?
RELI 379/SOCI 379     Contested Geographies: Race, Nation, and Diaspora
SOCI 301     Social Inequality ** Some service projects eligible for 1 PJHC service credit. **
SOCI 308     Houston: The Sociology of a City
SOCI 309     Race and Ethnic Relations
SOCI 329     Multiracial America
SOCI 333     Sociology of Religion
SOCI 343     Race, Society, and Population Change
SOCI 363     African American–Jewish Relations: Race, Religion, Politics, and Popular Culture
SOCI 376/ANTH 376     Art and Activism
SOCI 436     Research Seminar: Houston Area Survey
SOCI 437     Sociology of Education
SOCI 451     Immigration in a Global World
SOCI 470     Inequality and Urban Life
SWGS 308     The Future of Food: Feminist, Queer, and Critical Approaches
SWGS 377     Race, Power, and the Politics of a Place