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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Justice Studies, Social Justice Engagement 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

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.


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

Choose from the following:

Total: 18 Credit Hours


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


1 Can be counted for General Education, Cluster Three .

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