Minor in Social Justice in Education

Units Required for Minor: 15

The Minor in Social Justice in Education focuses on the theoretical, historical, and cultural constructs of power and oppression and the ways they intersect within education. The courses address current issues regarding race, ethnicity, culture, language, socio-economic status, abilities, and gender diversity.  The minor underscores how education can be transformative and used as a tool to eradicate oppression and foster perspectives that promote social justice in education. The goal of the Minor is to empower students to teach or work towards building an antiracist, equitable, and inclusive place in education. 

Program Requirements (3 Units)
Required Courses
No more than 6 units may overlap with major requirements
Education, Equity, & American Society
Social Issues in Education (Choose two of the following):
History of Childhood: International and Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Contemporary Issues in Human Development
Multicultural Children's Literature
Urban Education
Sex Role Stereotyping in American Education
Cross-Cultural Bridges: A Humanist Approach to Education
Bilingualism in the Classroom
Culture and Identity in Education (Choose one of the following):
Introduction to Deaf Studies
Education and Communication in Korean Society
EDUC 152Hmong in Education3
Latinas/os/x in Education
Professional Development in Education (Choose one 3-unit course or a course with Part A which is 2 units and Part B that is 1 unit for a total of 3 units):
Educating Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Settings
Educating Students with Disabilities in Inclusive Settings Lab
Tutoring Children in Mathematics
Tutoring Children in Mathematics: Practicum
Tutoring Children in Reading
Tutoring Children in Reading Practicum
Field Experience in After School STEM Programs
Field Experience in After School STEM Programs: Practicum
Introduction to Bilingual Education: Policies, Principles, Programs, and Practices
Total Units for Minor completion: 15 units