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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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
    • GSWS 200 Gendered Perspectives
    • 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