Study Social Justice
Social Justice is needed now more than ever. For some, taking Social Justice courses or earning a degree is the first step to a law degree or a career in social services.
SJS-001: Social Justice (3.0 Units) (Min Credits: 3.0)
Total Lecture: 54 hours. Acceptable for credit: California State University, University of California. Interdisciplinary study of social justice. The course will cover philosophical and historical foundations of the social justice concept and movement and examine the socio-economic, cultural and political conditions of key social groups. The lens will be centered on but not limited to the experiences of the United States. Pass/No Pass Option. C-ID # SJS 110
SJS-002: Intro to Gender Studies (3.0 Units) (Min Credits: 3.0)
Total Lecture: 54 hours. Acceptable for credit: California State University, University of California. In this course, students will learn how sex and gender are shaped by biological and environmental factors, and what research shows about sex differences. Further, students will examine gender from feminist perspectives. This course will examine how gender is constructed in various institutions such as the family, mass media, education, and the economy. In this course students will be given a basic understanding of the gender and feminism and will be introduced to relevant theories of gender, the intersectionality of gender, race and class, as well as how gender shapes an individual’s experience of the world in realms such as communication, sexuality, relationships, work, health and violence. Pass/No Pass Option. C-ID # SJS 120.
SJS-003: Introduction to Lgbtq Studies (3.0 Units) (Min Credits: 3.0)
Acceptable for credit: California State University, University of California. This introductory course introduces students to a broad range of historical and contemporary gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer issues addressed through sociological, political, racial, and sexual context. Pass/No Pass Option. C-ID # SJS 130.