Social Justice BS

All majors will take the core hours and will select one of three professional minors which will count as the student's minor area of study.

Requirements

General Education — 52 hours

See the General Education Curriculum Section for the complete list of courses.

Variations for General Education for Social Justice Majors:

  • Ethics (PHL 3070) as Philosophy
  • Introduction to Environmental Science (SCI 2000) as Lab Science
  • Principles of Macroeconomics (ECO 2000) or American Political Institutions (POL 2020) as Institutional Choice
  • General Sociology (SOC 2010) as Behavioral Science

Core — 40 hours

SJS 2010Introduction to Social Justice

3

BIB 3100Biblical Theology of Social Justice

2

THE 3100Theology, History, and Social Movements in Social Justice

2

SWK 2250Introduction to Community Practice

3

SOC 3300Urban Sociology

3

SOC 3350/COM 3350/SWK 3350U.S. Cultural and Ethnic Diversity

3

SWK 4200Working with Communities and Organizations

3

ICS 3070Ministry of Compassion

3

SOC 2800Introduction to Criminology and the Criminal Justice System

3

BUS 2300Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

3

SOC 3000Social Science Research Methods and Design

3

SJS 4000Field Internship in Social Justice

2-6

SJS 4110Senior Seminar in Social Justice I

3

SJS 4120Senior Seminar in Social Justice II

3

SJS 4000: 3 credit hours required; 3 additional hours may be taken for elective credit

Social Justice BS Professional Minors

Public Policy Professional Minor — 15 hours

SWK 3500Social Welfare Policy

3

POL 3040State and Local Government

3

POL 3070Law and Public Policy

3

ECO 3500Economics of Poverty and Public Policy

3

Select ONE of the following — 3 hours
SJS 4010Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship

3

ECO 3300International Economic Development

3

SOC 3200Social Problems

3

SJS 3010Introduction to Community Development

3

Environmental Justice Professional Minor — 16 hours

BIO 2900Urban Restoration Ecology

4

SJS 3020Theology and Practice of Environmental Justice I

3

SJS 3025Theology and Practice of Environmental Justice II

3

SJS 4200The Theology and Readings in Environmental Justice

3

Select ONE of the following — 3 hours
SJS 3010Introduction to Community Development

3

CED 3200Church and Community

3

Nonprofit and Congregational Leadership Professional Minor — 18 hours

SWK 2200Working with Individuals

3

CED 3200Church and Community

3

SJS 3010Introduction to Community Development

3

SJS 4020Principles of Nonprofit Administration and Management

3

SJS 4010Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship

3

Select ONE of the following — 3 hours
SWK 3200Working with Groups

3

SOC 3370Juvenile Delinquency

3

SWK 3500Social Welfare Policy

3

ECO 3300International Economic Development

3

ECO 3500Economics of Poverty and Public Policy

3

General Electives — 10-13 hours

Total Credit Hours: 120