Undergraduate Social Justice Certificate
Explore theoretical and practical questions of social, economic, and political rights through a variety of lenses. Through this liberal arts undergraduate certificate, you'll learn about core themes of social justice in fields of philosophy, economics, the environment, religion, politics, ethics, sociology, or law.
Key learning outcomes
- Explore classical and contemporary theories of justice.
- Develop an interdisciplinary understanding of the historical, political, economic, and cultural systems that contribute to existing societal disparities.
- Critically examine constructions of gender, race, and class, among others.
- Gain insight into factors that contribute to inequities in diverse societies and efforts to create equitable societies.
- Understand the principles of social justice as they relate to topics such as education, government, health, media, and religion.
No application is required. You simply register for undergraduate courses during our fall, spring, or summer registration periods.
Earning the Certificate
To meet the requirements for the certificate, you must:
Complete three certificate courses for undergraduate credit.
Earn at least a B grade in each course.
Complete the courses within three years.
The undergraduate certificate in social justice requires three courses or 12 credits. You may choose any three courses from the social justice undergraduate certificate course group.
Courses taken before the Fall 2020 semester do not apply toward this certificate.