Social Change (Minor)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2022–Spring 2023 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Minor in Social Change
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences (AS)
Academic Plan Code(s): SCHGMINOR

Program Requirements

SCHG 399Lectures in Social Change1
SCHG 401Social Change Community Internship3
or PEAC 550 Service Learning in Peacebuilding
Select one of the following courses: 3
Globalizing Inequalities
Modern American Social Movements
Social Change
U.S. Social Justice Movements of the 20th Century
Select four courses, with no more than 9 hours in any one department, from the following:12
Nationalism, Violence, and the State
Human Rights
Food and Body Politic
Global Change Ecology
Comparative Environmental History
U.S. in the Sixties
The History of the Civil Rights Movement, 1900 to Present
United States Peace Movement
Twentieth-Century Latin America
Feminism in Western Civilization, 1790-1920
Introduction to Hispanic Culture
Politics, Political Violence and Black Resistance
Racism and Sexism
Peace, Justice & Conflict Transformation
Mediation & Conflict Transformation
Environmental Ethics
Political Discourse
Urban Political Economy
Race, Law and Politics
Women in American Politics
Global Environmental Politics
Political Leadership
Topics in Social Change: Humanities
Topics in Social Change: Humanities
Topics in Social Change: Social Sciences
Topics in Social Change: Social Sciences
Advanced Topics in Social Change: Humanities
Advanced Topics in Social Change: Humanities
Advanced Topics in Social Change: Social Sciences
Advanced Topics in Social Change: Social Sciences
Diversity and Inequality
Black Dramatic Literature
Minimum Total Hours19

No more than 6 credit hours may count toward both the Social Change Minor and the Certificate in Peace, Justice, and Conflict Transformation (PEAC).

At least three (3) semester hours of the requirements for a minor must be successfully completed while enrolled at the University of Louisville.