Social Justice Studies, Minor
Offered in: Chicago
The Social Justice Studies minor is an interdisciplinary program that integrates theories, methods, and substance of economics, history, political science, and sociology as they bear on questions of social justice. What is "social justice"? What are the processes that produce injustice in our world, and how do they operate? How are people working - or how might people work - to achieve social justice?
Students completing a Social Justice Studies minor are encouraged to take ECON 101 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS I, SOC 101 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY, and POS 101 UNITED STATES POLITICS for their social science distribution courses; these are prerequisites for many of the required courses in the minor.
- The minor in Social Justice Studies requires 18 credit hours, six of which must be at the 300 level.
- A grade of C or higher is required for all courses in the minor
- At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be taken at Roosevelt.
|SOCJ 201||INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL JUSTICE STUDIES||3|
|SOCJ 208||INTRODUCTION TO WORKING CLASS STUDIES||3|
|Other Required Courses|
|ECON 326||THEORIES OF JUSTICE||3|
|POS 367||SOCIAL MOVEMENTS (or substitute social movements course chosen in conjuction with SOCJ advisor))||3|
|Two electives chosen in consultation with the Social Justice Studies advisor also are required||6|
|Total Credit Hours||18|