Minor in Social Justice

Social Justice Checksheet

The social justice minor offers undergraduate students the opportunity to develop an additional field of knowledge and capabilities that blend the theory and practice of social justice. Courses offered through the social justice minor will introduce students to the complexities and critical analysis of structural inequalities and injustices. Students will learn to utilize multidisciplinary and feminist approaches that recognize the struggles for liberation and the importance of social movements, advocacy, and activism locally and globally. Graduates of the social justice minor program will be able to recognize inequalities and will gain the skills to address unjust practices in the public and private sectors within a range of fields, including education, health care, law, economics, media, journalism, human services, and public service.

Requirements (15 hours total):

  • WGS 3123 Social Justice and Social Change
  • WGS 4023 Social Justice Internship
  • 6 hours of electives from the approved list