Justice Education Minor

Develop an awareness of historical and contemporary justice issues with an interdisciplinary minor in Justice Education. You will study social issues and a vision of justice inspired by a Christian tradition from a variety of perspectives, with courses in philosophy, religious studies, political science, business, sociology, and even social work and English. The program provides for the relation of theory, experience, reflection, and commitment to enhance character and perspective on issues of social justice.

Minor in Justice Education (15 hours)

  • JUST 250 Christians in the World 

One of the following:

  • PHIL 254 Philosophy of Social Justice
  • RLST 236 Faith in Action
  • RLST 240 Catholic Social Thought

Three of the following (9 hours):

  • BUAD 346 Personal Ethics and Corporate Culture
  • ECON 354 Economic Development
  • ENLT 204 Literature of Social Justice
  • ENLT 293 Chicana Literature
  • ENLT 374 Studies in World Literature
  • ENLT 390/490 Special Topics Seminar in Literature (relevant topics)
  • GWS 240 Gender and Environmental Justice
  • GWS 333 Transnational Feminisms (cross-listed with POSC)
  • JUST 260 Social Thought and the American Worker
  • JUST 301 The Quest for Human Rights
  • JUST 320 Faith and Justice
  • PHIL 245 Non-Western Philosophy
  • PHIL 254 Philosophy of Social Justice (if not taken for the requirement above)
  • PHIL 352 Political Philosophy
  • POSC 301 The Quest for Human Rights
  • POSC 304 Latin American Politics
  • POSC 314 Political Participation
  • POSC 319 Politics in the Third World
  • POSC 324 American Civil Liberties
  • POSC 360 Politics of Race
  • PSYC 354 Social Ecology
  • PSYC 437 Psychology of Violence
  • PSYC 438 Stereotyping and Prejudice
  • RLST 236 Faith in Action (if not taken for the requirement above)
  • RLST 240 Catholic Social Thought (if not taken for the requirement above)
  • RLST 352 Religion and Politics
  • RLST 355 African-American Theologies
  • SOC 203 Social Problems
  • SOC 255 Race, Ethnicity, and Identity in the U.S.
  • SOC 345 Sociology of Poverty
  • SOC 350 Diverse Childhoods
  • SOC 360 Social Stratification: Class, Gender, Race
  • SW 334 Social Welfare Policy and Service

Other courses may be substituted by permission.