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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Justice Studies, Social Justice 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


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.

Total: 120 Credit Hours

Social Justice Track

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 this Track 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.


1 These courses may be taken for elective credit in this Track 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.

Total: 18 Credit Hours

Recommended Schedule for Majors

First Year


1 Can be counted for General Education, Cluster Three .

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

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