Mar 25, 2023  
2015-2016 Catalog 
2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Education and Social Justice Minor

Combined minor offered by Woodring College of Education, Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies and American Cultural Studies Program

32 Credits


The Education and Social Justice Minor helps prepare youth workers, professional educators, counselors, and community organizers to understand and effectively use social justice frameworks, critical reflection and praxis to address equity issues in formal and informal educational settings, nonprofit, public service, and private organizations.

Key concepts that thread through the program include: critical and decolonizing theories and pedagogies, studies of the social and political context of education in its broadest sense, the construction of individual and collective identities, systems and mechanisms of social and cultural reproduction, critical consciousness, and resources, forms of resistance and processes of empowerment.

Why Consider an Education and Social Justice Minor?


 Contact Information

Director of the Education and Social Justice Minor
Verónica N. Vélez

 Sample Careers


 Major/Career Resources

How to Declare (Admission and Declaration Process):

Students declare the minor with Verónica Vélez.

Grade Requirements

A grade of S or C- or better is required for this minor.

Program Requirements

Electives (At least 16 Credits)

Choose at least 1 course from each category under advisement