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2013-2014 Catalog 
2013-2014 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

31-32 Credits

Introduction/What is the Study of Education and Social Justice?

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.

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How to Declare (Admission and Declaration Process):

Students may declare the minor through Fairhaven College (Contact: Marie Eaton), Woodring College of Education (Contact: Rosalie Romano, Victor Nolet, Trula Nicholas or Bruce Larson) or American Cultural Studies (Contact: Lawrence Estrada).

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

Praxis/Capstone (at least 4 credits)