May 26, 2018
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These degree requirements are subject to periodic revision by the academic department, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences reserves the right to make exceptions and substitutions as judged necessary in individual cases. Therefore, the College strongly urges students to consult regularly with their major advisor and CLAS advisor to confirm the best plans of study before finalizing them.
- This is an on-campus program.
Declaring This Minor
To earn a degree, students must satisfy all requirements in each of the areas below, in addition to their individual major requirements.
- The minor consists of 18 semester hours.
- Coursework includes a required introductory class (with either a social science or humanities focus).
- The minor includes an experiential learning component of 3 semester hours.
- Upper-division course work is to be determined by individual students in consultation with the Social Justice minor director. At least two disciplines must be represented.
- A 3-semester-hour capstone seminar that will provide opportunity for further reflection on the experiential learning projects and student group projects is required.
Take one of the following courses:
- SJUS 2000 - Democratic Participation and Social Justice
- SJUS 2010 - Social Justice: Theories, Narratives, and Technologies
Take a 3-semester-hour internship in any discipline of the social sciences or humanities, involving community work and including a reflective component and public dissemination or report.
Take three courses from those listed below. This is a sample list of upper-division courses, but other courses may be considered.
- ANTH 3142 - Cultural Diversity in the Modern World
- ANTH 4070 - Culture of Development and Globalization
- COMM 2000 - Persuasion
- COMM 4022 - Critical Analysis of Communication
- COMM 4260 - Communication and Conflict
- ENGL 3795 - Race and Ethnicity in American Literature
- ENGL 4280 - Proposal and Grant Writing
- ETST 3108 - Chicano/a and Latino/a History
- ETST 3274 - Power, Poverty, Culture
- ETST 3396 - History of the American Indian
- ETST 3704 - Culture, Racism and Alienation
- GEOG 3411 - Globalization and Regional Development
- GEOG 4335 - Contemporary Environmental Issues
- GEOG 4640 - Urban Geography: Denver and the U.S.
- HIST 3345 - Immigration and Ethnicity in American History
- HIST 4217 - Consumer Culture
- HIST 4219 - Depression, Affluence and Anxiety: U.S. History, 1929 to the Present
- PHIL 3200 - Social and Political Philosophy
- PHIL 3280 - War and Morality
- PHIL 3500 - Ideology and Culture: Racism and Sexism
- PHIL 4920 - Philosophy of Media and Technology or
- PHIL 5920 - Philosophy of Media and Technology
- PSCI 3034 - Race, Gender, Law and Public Policy
- PSCI 4025 - Local Governance and Globalization
- PSCI 4207 - Theories of Social and Political Change
- RLST 4000 - Religion and Cultural Diversity
- SOCY 3001 - Urban Sociology
- SOCY 4440 - Social Inequality
Take a 3-semester-hour capstone seminar.