Explore the culture and history of African-descended peoples with a dynamic group of faculty from a wide variety of backgrounds. Students with this minor frequently go into areas such as law, business and medicine.

Do you want to advocate for social justice? Gain a deeper understanding of African and African American peoples' culture and history and an in-depth knowledge of prominent issues in their communities to help you excel in fields such as law, business and medicine.

Explore the fundamental contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to U.S. society through historical, cultural and political lenses, with a focus on how events have impacted their individual and community experiences.

Learn about the contributions and experiences of Asian Pacific Americans and Pacific Islanders and how those experiences have shaped societies and cultures in the U.S. You'll have the opportunity to explore these issues through a variety of historical, cultural and political lenses.

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Disability Studies

Challenge your views of disability through the voices of diverse, disabled cultures. Study social constructions of disability through ableist media portrayals, stereotypes, institutional abuses and exclusionary school policies by examining the lived experiences and perspectives of people with disabilities, their families and communities.

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Economic Justice

Do you want to promote the growth of sustainable communities? Are you interested in creating new approaches to economic justice? You can gain the necessary skills to design, manage and evaluate initiatives that can revitalize communities.

Are you interested in promoting equality among genders? Do you want to know more about the issues women face around the world? Learn to address such contemporary issues and gain the necessary skills to transform them.

Are you interested in promoting equality among genders? Do you want to know more about the issues women face around the world? In this program, you learn to think critically about contemporary issues of gender equality and gain the necessary skills to transform them.

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Human Rights

Human rights are intrinsic to a healthy society. In this program, you gain an in-depth understanding of multiple perspectives and the tools you need to develop solutions to critical problems.

Learn how to create meaningful change by becoming an advocate for social, economic and political justice on a global level. A justice studies minor gives you a broad understanding of the world's justice systems which can complement and empower a variety of majors.

If you are passionate about making the future brighter in the LGBTQ community, you'll want to, first, begin by relating to the personal experiences of those around you. In this program, you'll broaden your connections and also develop your skills as an activist, to better engage in participatory democracy and affect change in our ever-shifting society.

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Social Transformation

Do you have a passion for creating social change? Learn how social movements have shaped society, how diverse communities near and far have sought social change, and how you can develop new methods to solve social problems.

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Socio-Legal Studies

Put your understanding of the legal system into action once you understand the impacts our legal system has on society and how people experience law in their everyday lives.