Social Justice BS

All majors will take the core hours and will select one of three professional minors or a second major.

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 — 18 hours

HIS 2020United States History Survey II

3

SOC 3110Criminal Law and Procedure

3

SWK 3500Social Welfare Policy

3

Select ONE of the following — 3 hours
POL 2000Introduction to Political Science

3

POL 2020American Political Institutions

3

Select TWO of the following — 6 hours
BUS 4055Legal Environment of Business

3

COM 2500Argumentation and Debate

3

ECO 3500Economics of Poverty and Public Policy

3

 

POL 2000Introduction to Political Science

3

or

POL 2020American Political Institutions

3

 

POL 3030Introduction to Legal Studies

3

POL 3050Federal Seminar

2

POL 3060TISL Practicum

1

POL 3061TISL Practicum

1

POL 3062TISL Practicum

1

SJS 3010Introduction to Community Development

3

SOC 3200Social Problems

3

POL 2000 or POL 2020: whichever is not used to satisfy the "Select ONE" requirement

Environmental Justice Professional Minor — 16 hours

BIO 3040Ecology

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
SOC 3370Juvenile Delinquency

3

COM 4560/CED 4560Leadership in the Christian Organization

3

ECO 3300International Economic Development

3

ECO 3500Economics of Poverty and Public Policy

3

LDR 3100Destructive Leaders and Dysfunctional Culture

3

General Electives — 10-13 hours

Total Credit Hours: 120