Social and Environmental Justice Certificate

The social and environmental justice certificate consists of an interdisciplinary sequence of courses in social and environmental justice and a special notation on the transcript. Students enrolled in the certificate program are required to complete 15 credits of coursework in Social and Environmental Justice including:

Course Title Credits
Required Course
SEJ 2230Introduction to Social and Environmental Justice3
Group II: Ethics and Morality
Select one of the following:3
The Animal Rights and Animal Welfare Social Movements
Police Ethics
Business Ethics
Environmental Ethics
Philosophy of Gender and Sexuality
Science, Technology, and Ethics
Philosophy of Law
Seminar in Philosophy
Group III: Environment and Sustainability
Select one of the following:3
World Population, Food and Resources
Energy, Environment, and Society
Literature of Nature
Environmental Conservation
Global Environmental Change
Society and the Environment
Rural Sociology
Group IV: Race, Gender, and Class
Select one of the following:3
Management, Gender & Race
Women, Gender, and Justice
Ethnicity, Race and Crime
Introduction to LGBTQ+ Studies
LGBTQ+ Literature
Race, Gender, and Class in the U.S.
Introduction to Ethnic Studies
Black Experience in the U. S.
Space, Place, and Gender
Race, Gender, and United States Labor History
US Legal History of Race and Gender
American Women's History
Women and Gender in Latin American History
Women in European Civilization
The Political Economy of Race, Gender and Ethnicity
Gender and Popular Culture
Select one course from either Group V or VI3
Group V: Geography and Culture
Cultural Anthropology
World Literature II
African-American Literature
The History and Politics of Hip Hop
Survey of Cultural Geography
Geography of Latin America
Geography of Asia
Major Traditions in Eastern Religions
Contemporary Social Problems
Social Inequalities
Group VI: History and Politics
History of U S Foreign Relations
Colonial Latin American History
Modern Latin American History
Modern Middle East
Modern Japan
Modern China
Modern Russia
Modern Africa
Seminar in Philosophy
Politics of the Global Economy
International Human Rights
Civil Liberties
Total Credits15

All social and environmental justice courses, including those that are cross-listed under Social and Environmental Justice and the co-sponsoring departments, can be used to satisfy the requirements of the certificate program.