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

Justice Studies, Global Justice and Policy Track, B.S.

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Degree Requirements

Required Courses

  • General Education  courses 41 Credit Hours
  • Quantitative requirement (in addition to General Education ) 3 Credit Hours
  • Scientific literacy requirement (in addition to General Education ) 3-4 Credit Hours
  • Major requirements (core courses and selected track) 41 Credit Hours
  • Electives 28-35 Credit Hours

Total: 120 Credit Hours

Global Justice and Policy Track

This track explores issues of justice in global context. Most prominent among them are questions of security, equity and equality. Courses in this track address the individual, group and state dimensions of these and related issues in a diverse set of policy areas including democratization, cultural identity, developmental, environmental protection, conflict resolution and human rights.

All students who choose this Track must take POSC 230. International Relations  and JUST 235. Justice in the Global Community .

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


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

Select six additional courses from the following:


1 Only one course from this option may be counted towards the major; approval for course selection from Justice Studies and the academic unit offering the course is also required.
2 These courses may be taken for elective credit in this Track when the topic is appropriate. Students should seek approval from their adviser or the department head.

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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