The minor in social justice and human rights spans the social sciences and humanities to help prepare students to meet the challenges of 21st century issues of social justice and protection of human rights in local, national, international and global contexts.
At A Glance
Social Justice and Human Rights (Minor)
- Offered by: New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
- Location: West
All students are required to meet general university admission requirements:
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GPA Requirement: 2.00
Incompatible Majors: BA in social justice and human rights; BA and BS in justice studies
Other Enrollment Requirements: None
Current ASU undergraduate students may pursue a minor and have it recognized on their ASU transcript at graduation. Students interested in pursuing a minor should consult their academic advisor to declare the minor and to ensure that an appropriate set of courses is taken. Minor requirements appear on the degree audit once the minor is added. Certain major and minor combinations may be deemed inappropriate by the college or department of either the major program or the minor. Courses taken for the minor may not count toward both the major and minor. Students should contact their academic advisor for more information.
Students with this minor are employable in a variety of settings, including refugee resettlement agencies; agencies and shelters supporting survivors of domestic abuse; shelters for migrants, especially for unaccompanied minors; disaster relief agencies; organizations assisting survivors of sex trafficking and human labor trafficking; and agencies assisting veterans and others suffering from post-traumatic stress.
Possible career opportunities include: fundraising, grant writing, humanitarian aid worker, international governmental organization professional, nongovernmental organization professional or nonprofit agency manager.