BU Hub Pathway: Social & Racial Justice

Racism and other forms of social injustice prevent us from creating a more equitable and inclusive society that harnesses the full scope of human potential. They have inflicted and continue to inflict a human toll of pain and loss, including loss of land, loss of liberties, and loss of life. The Hub Pathway in Social & Racial Justice allows students to explore the historical grounding of various forms of social and racial inequality, themes of intercultural understanding, and contemporary activism aimed at making the world more equitable and inclusive.

The Social & Racial Justice Hub Pathway provides students the opportunity to fulfill general education requirements by taking Hub courses across a variety of disciplines that seek to better understand systemic inequalities as well as the efforts needed to realize a more just society. Students who select Hub courses in this Pathway will have more opportunities to articulate and critically examine their own beliefs and opinions on such topics as human diversity, identity, race and antiracism, class, gender, sexuality, intersectionality, power, and social equity and inclusion, among others.

Below are Hub courses in the Social & Racial Justice Hub Pathway grouped by Hub area. To view a listing of all courses in this Hub Pathway, please visit the BU Course Search.

In addition to the below listed courses, there are also sections of the Cross-College Challenge (XCC), sections of CAS Writing Program courses, and other topics-based courses offered throughout the University that regularly explore the themes of this Hub Pathway.