Students in this 18-credit minor must complete the following requirements along with the Integrating Interdisciplinary Seminar in Social Justice and a minimum of 40 hours of service learning.
RequiredTHE 3020 Introduction to Catholic Social TeachingTHE 4995 Integrating Interdisciplinary Social Justice Seminar
Three credits from among the following courses:PHI 2200C EthicsPHI 2240C Ethics and Health CareTHE 2300 Introduction to Catholic Moral Theology
Three credits from among the following courses:SOC 1190 Sociology of Poverty in AmericaECO 1320 Poverty and Income Inequality (Abroad)
Six credits from among the following courses:ART 1830 Racism in FilmBIO 1360 Biology and SocietyCRJ 3005 Contemporary Social Problems in the Criminal Justice SystemECO 1024 The Economic Aspects of Discrimination in the United StatesESP 2160 / GOV 2160 American Environmental Politics and PoliciesESP 2170 / GOV 2170 Global Environmental Politics and PoliciesGEO 2001 Natural Resources and World DevelopmentGOV 2850 Politics of Developing CountriesHIS 3110 The Papacy Confronts the Modern WorldHIS 3120 The History of Racism in the West Since 1500HIS 3740 U.S.: Urban AmericaHIS 3780 Immigrants and the Catholic Church in the U.S.LES 1018 Immigration LawLES 1023 Environmental LawLES 1024 Elder LawPHI 3720 Environmental EthicsPSY 1019 The Psychology of Prejudice and DiscriminationSOC 1070 Social ProblemsSOC 1170 Inequality; Race, Class and GenderSOC 1590 Special Topics in Poverty Studies (Mini-Course)SOC 2100 Global PovertySOC 2460 Social Justice and the CitySPE 2060 Argumentation: Inquiry and AdvocacySPE 3150 Rhetoric of Social MovementsTHE 3310 The Theology of Peace: A Gospel Reflection on Violence and WarTHE 3320 God and Religion in the City
For more information, contact Rev. Jean-Pierre Ruiz, Coordinator[email protected].
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The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Global Development and Social Justice program aims at best practices and leadership in global development. Our mission of social justice and human rights advocacy, grounded in Catholic Social Teaching and the Vincentian tradition “to provide excellent education for all people, especially those lacking economic, physical, or social advantages,” is reflected through our innovative online methodology. We seek especially to provide education to those lacking economic and social means.
The program provides extensive training in research methods and specialized areas of psychological study, including experimental, developmental, abnormal, personality and social psychology.
You can complete a major or a minor in Sociology and Anthropology, a minor in Social Work, or combine your B.A. with an M.A. in Sociology or Criminology and Justice.
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