Social Justice (SJ)

SJ 101. Introduction to Social Justice: Stories and Struggles. 3 hours.

Introduction to the study of social justice through personal narrative, memoir, and biographies of individuals engaged in social and political change. The linkages between individual and broader social and political struggles. Individual and Society course.

SJ 201. Theories and Practices of Social Justice. 3 hours.

Critical exploration of major theories of social justice, histories of major social justice movements, and theories and analyses of injustice that ignited these movements. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): ENGL 160. US Society course.

SJ 294. Topics in Social Justice. 1-3 hours.

Study of a problem, topic, or issue relevant to the interdisciplinary area of Social Justice. Content Varies. Course Information: May be repeated for a maximum of 9 hours. Recommended Background: SJ 101.

SJ 301. Social Justice Capstone. 4 hours.

Interdisciplinary exploration of community engagement through a combination of academic course work and service learning activity that examines dynamics of social justice work and organizing practices. Course Information: Field work required. Requires 40 hours of service learning over the semester.Prerequisite(s): SJ 101 and SJ 201. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Lecture-Discussion and one Practice.