Nov 16, 2018  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog

Justice Studies, Social Justice Engagement Track , B.A.


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Degree Requirements


Required Courses


  • General Education  41 Credit Hours
  • Philosophy course 3 Credit Hours 1
  • Foreign language courses (intermediate level required) 1-14 Credit Hours
  • Major requirements (core courses and selected tracks) 41 Credit Hours
  • Electives 18-38 Credit Hours

Total: 120 Credit Hours


Footnote


1 Any PHIL course except PHIL 120  or PHIL 150 . Consult the list of courses satisfying Bachelor of Arts degree requirements on the Registrar's website.

Major Requirements


Students must select one of the following tracks:


  • Track A. Crime and Criminology 
  • Track B. Global Justice and Policy 
  • Track C. Social Justice Engagement

Track C. Social Justice


This track is designed to investigate what is fair, equitable and just for society. Emphasizing the oppression and liberation of vulnerable, exploited and marginalized populations, this curriculum promotes sustainable and just solutions to social, political and economic problems. 

Students in Track C must take JUST 221. Social Justice Theories , and JUST 223. Social Justice Interventions and Policies .

Students select six additional courses from the following. At least four of the six electives must have a JUST identifier.

Courses


Note: Other courses may be substituted with adviser's and department chair's consent.

Choose from the following:

Total: 18 Credit Hours


Footnotes


1 May be taken for elective credit in Track C when the topic is appropriate. Students should seek approval from their advisers or the department head. 

2 Course is only open to students who are double majoring in psychology .

Recommended Schedule for Majors


First Year


Total: 9 Credit Hours


Second Year


  • Track foundation course 3 Credit Hours
  • Outside track foundation course 3 Credit Hours
  • Track electives 6 Credit Hours

Total: 12 Credit Hours


Total: 17 Credit Hours


Fourth Year


Total: 6 Credit Hours


Footnote


1 Can be counted for General Education, Cluster Three .

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