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The International Humanitarian Affairs Major

Elective Requirements:

Students must complete a total of six electives, two from each of the following subject areas.


Please Note - Because of the diverse range of relevant disciplines and knowledge it is a challenge to maintain an up-to-date exhaustive list of electives. If you are interested in courses that seem relevant but are not listed below then please contact the Academic Director, Dr. Alexander van Tulleken (avanhoogenhoucktulle@fordham.edu) to seek approval. Additionally, for students considering double majoring, a maximum of 2 courses will be allowed to overlap for specific major requirements.

History, Philosophy, and Anthropology Area Studies

  • AFAM 1600 - Understanding Historical Change: Africa
  • AFAM 3070 - African Politics
  • AFAM 3072 - Civil Wars in Africa
  • HIST 1400 - Understanding Historical Change: Latin American History
  • HIST 1700  - Understanding Historical Change: Middle East History
  • HIST 3670 - The Modern Middle East
  • HIST 3675 - History of Modern Israel
  • HIST 3855 - American Foreign Policy Since 1898
  • HIST 3911 - U.S. and East Asia
  • HIST 3969 - Latin America and the U.S.
  • HIST 3981 - Modern Middle East
  • HIST 3983 - Arab-Israeli Conflict
  • HIST 4010 – Genocide
  • HIST 4331 - U.S. in the Middle East, 1945-Present
  • HIST 4606 - Seminar: History of Food
  • HIST 4990 - Seminar: History of Climate
  • PHIL 3117 - Ethics: Living, Killing, and Consenting
  • PHIL 3118  - Issues of Life and Death
  • PHIL 3135 - Theories of Justice
  • PHIL 3138 - Philosophy of Human Rights
  • PHIL 3184  - Freedom & Responsibility
  • PHIL 3712 - Global Environment and Justice
  • PHIL 3713 - Human Rights and Global Justice
  • PHIL 3973  - War and Peace, Just War Theory
  • PHIL 4205  - Justice and Social Identity
  • PHIL 4415 - Global Justice and Humanitarian Action
  • ANTH 3373 - Environment and Human Survival
  • ANTH 3380 - Hazards, Disasters & the Human Experience
  • ANTH 3490 - Anthropology of Political Violence
  • ANTH 3725 - Culture and Cultural Change
  • THEO 3455 - Theologies of Liberation
  • THEO 3542 - Catholic Social Teaching
  • THEO 3600 - Religion in Public Life
  • THEO 3610 - Christ in World Cultures
  • THEO 3660 - Religion and Politics
  • THEO 3700 - Scriptures of the World
  • THEO 3711 - Sacred Texts of the Mideast
  • THEO 3715 - Classic Islamic Texts
  • THEO 3720 - Hindu Literature and Ethics
  • THEO 3724 - Classic Buddhist Texts
  • THEO 3730 - Sacred Books of the East
  • THEO 3770 - Islamic Mysticism
  • THEO 3780 - Jesus and World Religions
  • THEO 3861 - Works of Mercy, Work for Justice
  • THEO 4020 - Faith That Imagines Justice
  • THEO 5400 - Topics in Islam: Texts & Traditions
 
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Humanitarian Affairs, Political Science, Sociology and Economics

  • ECON 3210 - Economies of Emerging Nations
  • ECON 3229 - Political Economy of the Middle East
  • ECON 3235 - Economies of Latin America
  • ECON 3240 - World Poverty
  • ECON 3244 – International Economic Policy
  • ECON 3346 – International Economics
  • ECON 5015 – Economic Development Policy
  • ECON 5450 – Crises, Adjustment and Poverty
  • ECON 6510 – International Trade
  • POSC 2410 - Islamic Political Thought
  • POSC 2506 - Global Governance
  • POSC 2510 - United Nations
  • POSC 3109 - Political Economy of Poverty
  • POSC 3300 - Theories of Law and Human Rights
  • POSC 3501 - Third World Politics
  • POSC 3507 - International Human Rights
  • POSC 3508 - Politics of Humanitarianism in Africa
  • POSC 3516 - Conflict Analysis and Resolution
  • POSC 3610 - Political Economy of Development
  • POSC 3645 - Politics of Immigration
  • POSC 3651 - Comparative Politics of the Middle East
  • POSC 3916 - Understanding the Global Economy
  • POSC 4454 - Seminar: Global Justice
  • POSC 4805 - International Politics of Peace
  • POSC - United Nations Peace Operations (fall 2014)
  • SOCI 2200 - Sociology of Culture
  • SOCI 3030 - HIV/AIDS in Africa
  • SOCI 3043 - Global Inequalities
  • SOCI 3046 - International Sociology
  • SOCI 3110 - Global Conflict: Wars and Religion
  • SOCI 3148 - Population and Econ Development Issues
  • SOCI 3401 - Gender, Crime and Justice
  • SOCI 3404 - Gender and Immigration
  • SOCI 3410 - Migration and Globalization
  • SOCI 3714 - Terrorism and Society
  • SOCI 4394 - UN, Women, and Youth
  • HUAF 2001 - Introduction to Global Health
  • SOWK 6319 - Social Justice: Practice with Organizations and Communities
         

 


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Communications, Women's Studies and Literary Studies

  • COMM 3106 - International Communication
  • COMM 3110 - Peace, Justice and the Media
  • ENGL 3330 - The Global 18th Century
  • ENGL 3333 – Cannibals, Captives, & Other Victims of Fashion
  • ENGL 3352 - 18th Century Orientalism
  • ENGL 3684 - Food and Globalization
  • WMST 3010 - Feminist Theory in Inter-Cultural Perspectives
         




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