Social Justice has been chosen as an interdisciplinary theme at Saint Leo University. Social justice is the movement toward a more just world in which social injustice and unjust structures are eliminated so that life and community flourish.
In 2009-2010, the topics of the Genocide in Darfur and Human Trafficking were chosen as two areas to focus on.
It is hoped that this subject guide will give faculty and students a headstart in their research by providing links to background information and resources.
See also the LibGuide on Catholic Social Teaching
Corporate Social Responsibility
Freedom of Religion
Children in Poverty
Take all of the following:
SOC 331: Global Social Change & Development
SOC 334: Sex & Gender
SOC 343: The Social Ladder: Diversity and Inequality in America
SOC 350: Race & Ethnic Relations Specialization Credits: 12
Plus 9 elective credits (3 courses), at least one of which must be upper level. Elective Credits: 9 Total Credits: 36
A heightened understanding of the causes and consequences of social inequalities, and especially the ability to work with diverse populations, will prepare you to enter a wide variety of occupations, including: public relations specialist, human resources manager, case manager, program analyst, marketing/big data analyst, school counselor, military support specialist, diversity trainer, human rights organizer/analyst.