Jul 18, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog
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SOSC 6397 - The Civil Rights Movement: An Unfinished Revolution


Credits: 3

Examines the historical, sociological, philosophical, and political implications of the American civil rights movement. Explores effects of the movement on elements from both the social sciences and humanities (such as film, media, music, and critical theory) in order to introduce the chronological timeline of the civil rights movement and to engage in critical analyses of difference, democracy, and social change. Students have the option to participate in the Dennis Simon SMU Civil Rights Pilgrimage over Spring Break. May be applied to the following curricular field concentrations: human rights and social justice; humanities; American studies; gender studies.



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