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 

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.