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2015-2016 Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Education and Social Justice Minor


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

32 Credits

Introduction

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
360-650-4404
Veronica.Velez@wwu.edu

 Sample Careers

 

 Major/Career Resources

http://www.wwu.edu/careers/students_choosingamajor.shtml

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

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