College of Arts & Sciences

CAS Stands for Change Courses

Race and Racism, Social Justice, and Social Inequalities

Courses on race and racism, social justice, and social inequalities

Summer 2021 classes in italics ~ Fall 2021 classes in bold

Department of Anthropology

Courses centered on Race and/or Anti-racism

  • ANT 4014 Anthropology of American Culture

  • ANT 4178 The History & Archaeology of the African Diaspora

  • ANT 4316 Ethnic Diversity in the United States

  • ANT 4340 Anthropology of the Caribbean

  • ANT 4401 Exploring Cross-Cultural Diversity

  • ANT 4516 Human Variation

  • ANT 4930 Archaeology of Caribbean

  • ANT 4930 Prejudice, Stigma & Race

  • ANT 4930 Race, Memorialization, and the Museum

Courses that cover Race and/or Anti-racism

  • ANT 2410 Cultural Anthropology

  • ANT 2511 Biological Anthropology

  • ANT 4172 Historical Archaeology

  • ANT 4352 Peoples of Africa

  • ANT 4442 Urban Life and Culture

  • ANT 4462 Health, Illness, and Culture

  • ANT 4468 Biocultural Bases of Health and Disease

  • ANT 4536 Bioarchaeology

  • ANT 4593 Evolution and Health

  • ANT 4701 Applied Anthropology

  • ANT 4930 Research Experience in Patient-Provider Interaction

  • ANT 4930 Archaeology of Inequality

  • ANT 4935 Rethinking Anthropology

Department of Communication

Courses explicitly about Race and/or Social Justice

  • COM 3014 Communication, Gender and Identity

  • COM 4027 Intercultural Health Communication

  • COM 4414 Race and Gender in Popular Film and Television

  • COM 6017 Gender in the Workplace

  • SPC 3710 Communication and Cultural Diversity

  • SPC 4701 Intercultural Communication 

Courses featuring themes of Race and/or Social Justice

  • COM 3051 Analyzing Culture and Media

  • COM 4374 Critical Issues in Social Media

  • COM 4744 Critical Issues in Reality Television

  • COM 3052 Cultural Studies and Communication

  • COM 4050 Globalization and Democratic Discourse

  • COM 4225 Global & Cultural Issues in Health Communication

  • ORI 4019 Performing Identity and Culture

  • SPC 4632 Rhetoric and Social Change

  • SPC 4714 Communication, Culture and Community

Special topics courses featuring themes of Anti-racism

  • COM 4931 Latina/o/x Media Studies

  • COM 4931 Disney & the Politics of Popular Culture

  • COM 4931 Girls’ Media & Cultural Studies

Department of English

Courses centered on Race and/or Anti-racism

  • AML 3604 African American Literature
  • LIT 3353 Literature, Race, and Ethnicity (St. Petersburg campus)
  • LIT 3353 Literature, Race, and Ethnicity (Tampa campus)
  • ENC 3373 Rhetoric of Marginalized Communities (2 sections)

  • ENC 4931—Communicating Risk

Courses that cover Race and/or Anti-racism

  • AML 4931 Am Literary Movements (St. Petersburg campus)
  • LIT 4386 British and American Literature by Women (St. Petersburg campus)
  • LIT 4386 British and American Literature by Women (Tampa campus)
  • LIT 3621 Literature of Climate Change: Climate Fiction (Sarasota-Manatee campus)

Department of History

Courses centered on Race and/or Anti-racism

  • AMH 3170 Civil War and Reconstruction

  • HIS 3938 Rethinking Hamilton the Musical (St. Pete campus)

Courses that cover Race and/or Anti-racism

  • AMH 2010 American History I

  • AMH 2020 American History II

  • AMH 2020 American History II

  • WOH 2022 Global History since 1750

  • WOH 2022 Global History since 1750

  • WOH 3245 History of Sports

  • EUH 3205 History of 19th Century Europe (St. Pete campus)

  • EUH 3413 Roman Empire

  • HIS 3308 War and Society: Counterinsurgency and the Cold War

  • HIS 3308 War and Society: Trauma, Memory, and Monuments

  • HIS 3308 War and Society: Imperialism, Revolution, and Democracy 1914-1945

  • AMH 3160 The Age of Jackson (St. Pete campus)

  • HIS 3938 American Civil Rights Movement (St. Pete campus)

  • AMH 3270 United States Since 1945

  • HIS 4936 Immigration History

  • HIS 4936 Race, Colonialism, and Classical Antiquity

  • HIS 4936 Psychoanalysis in America

  • AMH 3423 Modern Florida

  • LAH 3200 Modern Latin America

Department of Humanities and Cultural Studies

Courses explicitly about Black life and Culture

  • FIL 4831 Black American Cinema

  • AMS 4804 Jazz and Civil Rights

Courses covering understandings across Ethnic and Religious Communities

  • HUM 3557 Jews, Christians, and Muslims: Medieval Light on Modern Issues

Courses featuring themes of Race and/or Anti-racism 

  • HUM 2252 Intro to Cultural Study of Popular Music

  • HUM 4462 Latin American Civilization II: Modern Latin American Culture

  • FIL 3804 Ethics and Film

  • AMS 3212 Nineteenth-Century American Culture

  • FIL 4834 The Movie Musical

  • AMS 4930/HUM 4824 Marriage: Culture and Critique

  • FIL 1002 Intro to Film Studies

  • FIL 3052 Foundations of Film and New Media

  • FIL 3077 Contemporary Film and New Media

  • FIL 4832 Horror Film (SuA)

  • HUM 3231 The Renaissance

  • HUM 2250 The Twentieth Century (a survey historical and social life through art and culture)

School of Interdisciplinary Global Studies

Courses centered on Race and/or Anti-racism

  • AFA 2000 Introduction to the Black Experience
  • AFA 2380 History and Theory of Genocide
  • AFA 4150 Africa and the United States
  • AFA 4335 Black Women in America
  • AFA 4350 African American Community Research
  • AFA 4430 Afro-Diasporic Literature and Political Movements
  • AFA 4500 Slavery in the Americas and the Caribbean
  • AFA 4931 COVID 19 and the Black Diaspora
  • AFA 4931 Seminar on Race and Police Violence
  • AFA 4931 Haiti: Legacy of Resistance
  • AFA 4931 Globalization in Africa
  • AFA 4931 West Africa Cultural Expressions
  • AFH 3100 African History to 1850
  • AFH 3200 African History since 1850
  • AFS 2250 Culture and Society in Africa
  • AFS 3251 Environmental-Cultural Study in Africa
  • AMH 3571 African American History to 1865
  • AMH 3572 African American History since 1865
  • AMS 3700 Racism in American Society
  • CPO 4204 Government and Politics of Africa
  • INR 4254 Africa in World Affairs

Courses that cover Race and/or Anti-racism

  • CPO 4034 Politics of Developing Areas
  • INR 3202 International Human Rights
  • POS 2041 American National Government
  • POS 4624 Constitutional Law II

Department of Religious Studies

Courses that cover Race and/or Anti-racism

  • REL 3063 Religion and Social Justice

  • REL 3167 Sustainable Development and Religion (addressing anti-racism in Tampa Bay doing community engaged learning working with the University Area CDC)

  • REL 3375 Issues in Caribbean Religion

Department of Sociology

Courses centered on Race, Ethnicity & Immigration

  • ISS 3930 Race and Relationships

  • ISS 3930 Prejudice, Stigma & Race (cross listed with Anthropology)

  • ISS 4601 Native American Women

  • SYA 4930 Migration and Human Trafficking

  • SYD 3700 Racial and Ethnic Relations (Gen Ed/Creative Thinking)

  • SYD 4238 Immigrants to America

  • SYG 3235 Latina/Latino Lives

  • SYO 4204 Religion and Immigration

Courses centered on Gender & Sexualities

  • ISS 3930 Women, Sex & Knowledge

  • SYA 4121 Queer Theory and LGBTQ Lives

  • SYA 4930 Gender, Sport and the Body

  • SYA 4930 Gender in Global Perspective

  • SYD 4800 Gender and Society

  • SYP 3060 Sociology of Sexualities

Courses centered on Disability

  • ISS 3420 Interdisciplinary Approaches to Disability Studies (Gen Ed/H&CD)

  • SYO 4430 Disability and Society

Courses centered on Social Inequality & Social Justice

  • ISS 3010 Introduction to Interdisciplinary Social Sciences (GCP certified, counts toward award)

  • SYA 4930 Climate Change and Environment

  • SYA 4930 Mobilizing for Change

  • SYD 4601 Community Building and Social Change

  • SYO 3530 Social Inequalities in a Global Society

  • SYO 4250 Sociology of Education

  • SYO 4530 Poverty and Society

  • SYO 4536 Inequalities and Social Justice

  • SYO 4572 Hidden Structures of Social Life

  • SYG 2000 Introduction to Sociology (Gen Ed/Social Sciences)

  • SYG 2010 Contemporary Social Problems

  • SYG 3011 Social Problems through Film

  • SYP 4650 Sport in Society

Department of Women’s and Gender Studies

Courses centered on Race and/or Anti-racism

  • WST 4930 Black Feminisms

Courses featuring themes of Race and/or Anti-racism

  • WST 3015 Introduction to Women’s Studies

  • WST 4320 Politics of Women’s Health

  • WST 4930 Queer Feminist Science Studies

  • WST 4930 Sex Work & Trafficking

  • WST 4262 Literature by Women of Color in the Diaspora

  • WST 2250 Female Experience in America

  • WST 3015 Introduction to Women’s Studies

  • WST 3370 Women and Social Action

  • WST 4106 Global and Transnational Feminism

  • WST 4110 Women and Social Justice

  • WST 4320 Politics and Issues in Women’s Health

  • WST 4336 Feminist Theories of Media & Popular Culture

  • WST 4561 Contemporary Feminist Theory

  • WST 4645 Queer Theory

Department of World Languages

Courses that cover Race and/or Anti-racism

  • SPW 4130 Early Latin America in Lit and Film 

  • SPW 4131 Survey of Spanish American Lit I 

  • SPW 4131 Survey of Spanish American Lit II 

  • SPW 3512 Religion in Hispanic Lit and Film 

  • ITT 3504 Italian Culture Through Film 

  • ITT 4505 Italian Americans on Screen 

  • ITT4531 Italian Food in Film 

  • FRE 3500 French Civilization (St. Petersburg campus) 

  • FRE 3502 The Francophone World in global perspectives (St. Petersburg campus) 

  • FRE 4930 The Holocaust Through a French Lens 

  • FRE 4930 Classical Drama: Passion/Revenge 

  • FRT 3001 Great French Love Stories 

  • FRE 4930 Fables, Fairy Tales and Philosophy 

  • LIN 4930 Language, Race, and Social Justice  

  • LAS 3116 Latin America Through Film (Sarasota-Manatee campus)