Justice Education Minor

Develop an awareness of historical and contemporary justice issues by studying 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, social work, and English.

Minor in Justice Education (15 hours)

  • JUST 250 Christians in the World 3 hours

One of the following:

  • PHIL 254 Philosophy of Social Justice 3 hours
  • RLST 236 Faith in Action 3 hours
  • RLST 240 Catholic Social Thought 3 hours

At least three of the following (9 hours):

  • BUAD 346 Personal Ethics and Corporate Culture 3 hours
  • ECON 354 Economic Development 3 hours
  • ENLT 216 Literature of Social Justice 3 hours
  • ENLT 374 Studies in World Literature in Translation 3 hours
  • ENLT 390/490 Special Topics Seminar in Literature (relevant topics) 1-3 hours
  • GWS 240 Gender and Environmental Justice 3 hours
  • GWS 333 Transnational Feminisms (cross-listed with POSC) 3 hours
  • JUST 260 Social Thought and the American Worker 3 hours
  • JUST 301 The Quest for Human Rights 3 hours
  • JUST 320 Faith and Justice 3 hours
  • PHIL 245 Non-Western Philosophy 3 hours
  • PHIL 250 Philosophy and Disabilities 3 hours
  • PHIL 254 Philosophy of Social Justice (if not taken for the requirement above) 3 hours
  • PHIL 352 Political Philosophy 3 hours
  • POSC 301 The Quest for Human Rights 3 hours
  • POSC 304 Latin American Politics 3 hours
  • POSC 314 Political Participation 3 hours
  • POSC 319 Politics in the Third World 3 hours
  • POSC 324 American Civil Liberties 3 hours
  • POSC 360 Politics of Race 3 hours
  • PSYC 354 Social Ecology 1-3 hours
  • PSYC 437 Psychology of Violence 3 hours
  • PSYC 438 Stereotyping and Prejudice 3 hours
  • RLST 236 Faith in Action (if not taken for the requirement above) 3 hours
  • RLST 240 Catholic Social Thought (if not taken for the requirement above) 3 hours
  • RLST 352 Religion and Politics 3 hours
  • RLST 355 African-American Theologies 3 hours
  • SOC 203 Social Problems 3 hours
  • SOC 255 Race, Ethnicity, and Identity in the U.S. 3 hours
  • SOC 345 Sociology of Poverty 3 hours
  • SOC 350 Diverse Childhoods 3 hours
  • SOC 360 Social Stratification: Class, Gender, Race 3 hours
  • SW 334 Social Welfare Policy and Service 3 hours

Other courses may be substituted by permission.