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International social justice studies, minor in

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:

A minimum of 3 credits from the following courses:
WRLD 210 International Social Justice Studies
WRLD 220 Human Rights and Literature

A minimum of 3 credits from the following courses:
RELS 450/INTL 449 Religion, Globalization and Social Justice
RELS/AFAM/INTL 451 Religion, Racism and Social Justice
RELS/WMNS/INTL 453 Western Religions, Women and Social Justice
RELS 455/INTL 456 Catholic Ethics and Social Justice

To complete the minor, students choose three different 3-credit courses, one from at least three of the following interest areas:

History, gender, race and religion
AFAM/SOCY/WMNS 305 African American Family in Social Context
AFAM/ANTH/INTL/WMNS 309 Global Women’s Health
ANTH/AFAM/INTL 200 Introduction to African Societies
ANTH/AFAM/INTL 420 Women of Africa
FLET/INTL 391 Topics in Foreign Literature in English Translation
HIST/WMNS 341 American Women’s History
HIST/AFAM/WMNS 390 Africa and the Americas: Slavery, Gender and Race
POLI 366/WMNS 366/INTL 368 Women and Global Politics
RELS 340/INTL 341 Global Ethics and the World’s Religions
WMNS 301 Feminist Social Theory
WMNS/AFAM/POLI 318 Politics of Race, Class and Gender
WRLD 391 Topics in World Languages and Cultures

AFAM 363/ENGL 363/INTL 366 African Literature
AFAM 365/ENGL 365/INTL 367 Caribbean Literature
FLET/INTL 391 Topics in Foreign Literature in English Translation
FREN/INTL 450 Francophone Literatures and Cultures*
SPAN 322 Hispanic Immigrants in the U.S.
SPAN 332 Latino Writers in the U.S.
SPAN 491 Topics in Spanish*

Politics and globalization
AFAM/POLI 302 Politics of the Civil Rights Movement
ANTH/INTL 349 Rethinking a Continent: Latin America
ANTH/INTL 350 Rethinking a Continent: Europe
ANTH/INTL 455 Anthropology of Development and Globalization
MASC/WRLD 359 International Media Coverage: The Middle East
POLI/AFAM/INTL 356 Government and Politics of Africa
POLI/AFAM/INTL 357 Politics of Southern Africa
POLI/INTL 365 International Political Economy
POLI 366/WMNS 366/ INTL 368 Women and Global Politics

World cinema
ANTH 331 Public Culture: Anthropology Through Film
FREN 422 French Cinema
GRMN 422 German Film
ITAL 320 Italian Cinema
RELS 422 Religion and Film
RUSS 422 Russian Film
SPAN 422 Spanish and Latin American Cinema
WRLD 422 National Cinema: _____________

Topics courses
ANTH 391 Topics in Anthropology*
FLET/INTL 391 Topics in Foreign Literature in English Translation*
FREN 491 Topics in French*
GRMN 491 Topics in German*
RELS 391 Topics in Religious Studies*
RELS 490 Seminar in Religious Studies*
RELS 491 Topics in Religious Studies*
RUSS 491 Topics in Russian*
WRLD 491 Topics in World Languages and Cultures*

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



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