Requirements before Fall 2013

  • Minor in Social Justice

    No major is available

    Requirements for the Minor:

    At least 7 credits

    • Students are required to take one of the following core courses:
      • Ethics Center/Philosophy 276: Social Justice and Human Rights
      • Ethics Center/Philosophy 277: Social Justice versus Freedom?
    • Philosophy 352: Topics in Social Justice
    • 5 courses from the list below, at least 2 of which must be at the 300-level or higher –  No more than 3 elective courses can be taken in a single other department or program, either under their home department listing or cross-listing:
      • African-American Studies 335: Racism and the African American Experience
      • Biology 105: Public Health
      • Biology 108: Environmental Worldviews
      • Business 342: African Culture and Business Development
      • Chemistry 107: Developing World Thirst for Energy
      • Communication 253: Argumentation and Advocacy
      • Communication 283: Race, Media, and Culture
      • Communication 381: History and Theory of Freedom of Expression
      • Communication 382: Women’s Rhetoric and the Feminist Critique
      • Communication 385: Public Sphere
      • Economics 245: Child Labor in Latin America (offered less frequently)
      • Economics 280: The Mexican-American Border
      • Economics 381: The Economics of Development
      • Economics 489: Globalization and its Impact on Rich and Poor Countries
      • Education 212: Educational Reform in the U.S.
      • Education 309: Immigration and Education: Race, Language, and American Schools?
      • Education 310: Equity and Social Justice in Schools
      • Education 320: Comparative and International Education: Education as the Practice of Freedom
      • Environmental Studies 119: Environmental Science and Society
      • Ethics Center 277: Social Justice versus Freedom?
      • Ethics Center 320: Topics in Ethics (when topics are appropriate, as determined by the Director)
      • History courses related to the student’s interests/topic, with the approval of the Director
      • Honors Seminar 290: What Makes a Great Leader?
      • French 308: Contemporary France  
      • French 330: The French-Speaking World
      • Spanish 320: Spanish for International Relations
      • Spanish 325: Latin American Culture and Civilization
      • Philosophy 115: War and the Challenge of Pacifism
      • Philosophy 118: Labor, Property, and Value
      • Philosophy 200: Philosophy and Gender
      • Philosophy 203: Business Ethics
      • Philosophy 205: Medical Ethics
      • Philosophy 210: Environmental Ethics
      • Philosophy 212: Multicultural Approaches to the Environment
      • Philosophy 272: Currents in Latin American Thought
      • Philosophy 325: Major Ethical Theories
      • Politics 212: Politics of the Third World
      • Politics 216: Politics of the Middle East
      • Politics 217: African Politics
      • Politics 219: Politics of Latin America
      • Politics 223: Urban and Suburban Politics
      • Politics 264: Race and Gender in American Politics
      • Politics 310: State and Nation Building
      • Politics 339: Comparative Nationalism
      • Politics 340: World Politics
      • Politics 354: Critics of Democracy
      • Politics 357: Justice and the Law
      • Politics 365: Civil Liberties
      • Psychology 205: Stereotypes, Prejudice, and Discrimination
      • Psychology 355: Community Psychology
      • Religion 240: Religious and Ethical Perspectives on the Environment
      • Religion 318: Contemporary Buddhism and Social Engagement
      • Religion 326: Islam and Gender
      • Sociology & Anthropology 250: Anthropology of Globalization
      • Sociology & Anthropology 271: Technology and Human Values
      • Sociology & Anthropology 280: Gender, Culture, and Society
      • Sociology & Anthropology 315: Social Ethics of Energy Production and Use
      • Sociology & Anthropology 370: Social Inequality
      • Theater 241: African American Drama and Theater
      • approved internship or off-campus study (up to two credits)

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