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:

Course Title Hours
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
Gender and Global Health
Introduction to African Societies
Women of Africa
Topics in Foreign Literature in English Translation
History of Gender and Sexuality in America I
Forced and Coerced Labor in Africa and the Americas
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.