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Social and Economic Justice

Associate Professor: Adams (Coordinator)

The Social and Economic Justice minor is designed to provide students with a framework to address the causes, consequences, and expressions of social and economic inequalities.

Minor Requirements

1.  One core course from:
  •      SOC 240     Sociology of Race and Ethnicity
  •      SOC 241     Sociology of Gender and Sexuality
  1. One course from the list below:
  • HIST 200    Energy, Security, and Global Competition
  • HIST 221    Latin America
  • HIST 230    African American History
  • HIST 232    The Rise of Islam
  • HIST 243    Asia in Global Context
  • HIST 246    Africa and the World
  • HIST 324    Early American Law and Society
  • HIST 329    Empires and Resistance
  • HIST 338    Rights, Reform, and Protest
  • HIST 342    Women and Reform
  • PHIL 125    Introduction to Political Philosophy
  • PHIL 334    Contemporary Political Philosophy
  1. One course from the list below:
  • ANTH 210  Talking Trash
  • ANTH 230  Anthropology of Latin America
  • ANTH 232  Environmental Anthropology
  • ANTH 311  Power and Prestige
  • ANTH 334 Economic Anthropology
  • PSCI 231    Law in America
  • PSCI 241    Politics of Developing Countries
  • PSCI 242    Human Rights
  • PSCI 331    Civil Rights and Liberties
  • PSCI 342    Civil Conflict
  1. One course from the list below:
  • ECON 224   Urban Problems
  • ECON 225   Environmental Economics
  • ECON 332   Government and the Economy
  • ECON 335   Labor Economics
  • ECON 337   Public Finance
  • ECON 343   International Trade
  • ENTR 320    Social Entrepreneurship
  1. Any two additional elective courses from those listed above or below:
  • ARCH 210   Talking Trash
  • ARCH 311   Power and Prestige
  • ARHI 339    Gender and Identity in Art
  • BIO 108       Public Health
  • BIO 215       Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • BIO 220       Environmental Biology
  • BUS 349      Contemporary Issues in Finance
  • CJCR 203     Correctional Policy
  • CJCR 334     Race, Class, Gender and Crime
  • ENGL 218   Classical and Modern Rhetoric
  • ENGL 229   African American Literature
  • ENGL 334   Women and Literature
  • FILM 300     Film and Social Change
  • SOC 222      Introduction to Human Services
  • SOC 240      Sociology of Race and Ethnicity
  • SOC 241      Sociology of Gender and Sexuality
  • SOC 305      Sociology of Law
  • WGST 200   Gendered Perspectives