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Social Justice

Major Requirements


The requirements for the major in Social Justice include completing the Liberal Studies Core Curriculum, a minimum of 34 credits in the major and nine (9) courses, as specified below, and an internship.

      Core Social Justice Requirements

  • SOJ1000  Introduction to Social Justice in Theory and Practice
  • Social Justice Capstone
  • Internship (An approved credit or non-credit internship completed before the final semester of senior year)

       Elective Requirements

Students must select seven (7) courses from the courses approved for the SJ major, with at least one course (1) from each of the following four areas:

  • Global Justice
  • Ethics and Theory
  • Legal, Political or Economic Perspectives
  • Historical or Cultural Perspectives 

A minimum of two (2) of these seven courses must be at the 3000 level or above.  A maximum of five (5) of these seven courses or 20 credits (whichever is greater) may be taken in one department.