Saint Louis University

Offered by the Saint Louis University College of Arts and Sciences 

  • Global and Local Social Justice Minor

Overview: Saint Louis University attracts many students who are moved to confront fundamental social problems such as poverty, injustice or war. In order to address these and other problems meaningfully, you must understand the social and political systems that contribute to them and the cultural environments in which they occur. 

To be admitted to this minor program, you must be an undergraduate at Saint Louis University, have at least a 3.0 GPA, and be approved by the program director. The director will also advise students on the best order in which to take courses.

Transfer students interested in the program must meet with the program director to determine whether any of the courses they have taken previously will count toward minor requirements.

Curriculum: SLU's global and local social justice minor consists of 21 hours of classes, including theories of justice, inequalities, social institutions, global issues and processes of change.

Faculty: The faculty in SLU's political science department are renowned scholars in their field who bring real-world expertise into the classroom.

Careers: SLU's global and local social justice minor can enhance the education of students preparing for careers in governmental and non-governmental institutions, law, political science, history, academia and more.

Visit the Global and Local Social Justice page for more information.