The international social justice studies minor consists of 18 credits. A minimum of 12 credits must be earned at the upper (300- or 400-) level. No more than six credits can be earned within the same discipline.

Students must complete a minimum of three credits of foreign language course work at the advanced level (300 or above).

Note: Language placement test results cannot substitute for completion of course work.

Students choose from the following courses to complete the minor:

Select a minimum of three credits from the following:3-6
International Social Justice Studies
Human Rights and Literature
Select a minimum of three credits from the following:3-6
Religion, Globalization and Social Justice
Religion, Racism and Social Justice
Western Religions, Women and Social Justice
Catholic Ethics and Social Justice
Select three different three-credit courses, one from at least three of the following interest areas:9
History, gender, race and religion:
African American Family in Social Context
Global Women's Health
Introduction to African Societies
Women of Africa
Topics in Foreign Literature in English Translation
American Women's History I
Africa and the Americas: Slavery, Gender and Race
Women and Global Politics
Global Ethics and the World's Religions
Feminist Social Theory
Politics of Race, Class and Gender
Topics in World Languages and Cultures
Literature:
African Literature
Caribbean Literature
Topics in Foreign Literature in English Translation
Francophone Literatures and Cultures 1
Hispanic Immigrants in the U.S.
Latino Writers in the U.S.
Topics in Spanish 1
Politics and globalization:
Politics of the Civil Rights Movement
Rethinking a Continent: Latin America
Rethinking a Continent: Europe
Anthropology of Development and Globalization
International Media Coverage: The Middle East
Government and Politics of Africa
Politics of Southern Africa
International Political Economy
Women and Global Politics
World cinema:
Public Culture: Anthropology Through Film
French Cinema
German Film
Italian Cinema: ____
Religion and Film
Russian Film
Spanish and Latin American Cinema
National Cinema
Topics courses:
Topics in Anthropology 1
Topics in Foreign Literature in English Translation 1
Topics in French 1
Topics in German 1
Topics in Religious Studies 1
Senior Capstone Seminar 1
Topics in Religious Studies 1
Topics in Russian 1
Topics in World Languages and Cultures 1
Total Hours15-21
1

Students must receive approval through the SWS Advising Office for topics courses counting toward the minor.