Justice Minor

The Justice Minor Requirements

Students are required to complete a total of 16 credit hours, including 20 hours of service learning.

PHI 240Justice3
Justice Electives (choose any four of the following):12
Roman Law and Society
Special Topics in American Literature
The Holocaust in Historical Perspective
The History of Marxism
Sustainability and Supply Chains
Philosophy of Law
Faith, Reason, and Justice Catholic Social Thought
Philosophy of Human Rights
Gender and Philosophy
Social and Political Philosophy
Human Rights and Globalization
Christians (En) Countering Injustice
Catholic Social Ethics: Theological Perspectives
Social Movements and Social Change
Immersion East Side Seminar
PHI 258Minor Service (Justice)0
PHI 451BJustice Thesis1
Total Credits16


Student Learning Goal 1

Students will demonstrate analysis of and reflection upon concerns of justice.  

Students will:

  • Objective A: Show competence and expertise in some concerns of justice.

  • Objective B: Demonstrate knowledge of the relevant theories of justice and the ability to critically analyze and reflect on these theories.

  • Objective C: Understand and reflect on the experience of some concerns of justice.

Student Learning Goal 2

Students will be able to thoughtfully apply moral principles to cultivate their characters and to work towards realizing a more just world.

Students will:

  • Objective A: Recognize and analyze some contemporary concerns where justice is at stake (such as environmental racism, or the abortion debate) and propose thoughtful solutions or approaches to these issues. 
  • Objective B: Engage on a personal level some contemporary concerns where justice is at stake.