Examine how social inequality structures the social world and what can be done to reduce the levels of inequity that exist.
By declaring and pursuing the Social Equity and Social Change minor, students will engage with social science perspectives that deepen one’s understanding of how inequality is linked to social structures and cultural ideologies. Additionally, students will take courses that examine theories of effective social change and leadership. This background enables students to put this knowledge into practice and develop their leadership skills and voices as community leaders in the civic engagement courses that students complete to finish out the minor.
Overall, this minor provides students with an academic experience that sets them up with academic information and first-hand experience to be change agents in their community.