Minor in Social Justice

LMC provides minors in Film and Media Studies, Performance Studies, Science Fiction Studies, and Technical Communication. The School also co-sponsors minors in East Asian Studies; Health, Medicine, and Society; Science, Technology, and Society; and, Women, Science, and Technology.

Students wishing to pursue any of these minors should consult LMC director or associate director of undergraduate studies for detailed information concerning requirements. Courses for all minors are selected from "Courses of Instruction."

LMC also sponsors a series of certificate programs in American Literature and Culture, Film Studies, and Literary and Cultural Studies. Students should consult the LMC director or associate director of undergraduate studies for detailed information on requirements. The courses for these certificates are among those listed in "Courses of Instruction," and all fulfill humanities requirements.

LMC and the School of History and Sociology also cooperate in providing a certificate in African American Studies. Students should consult either school for detailed information concerning requirements. Courses for this certificate are selected from among those listed in "Courses of Instruction."

Program of Study

A multidisciplinary minor may contain courses in a student’s major field of study. A maximum of 6 credit hours of such courses may be used to satisfy the course requirements for the minor, provided these courses are not also used to satisfy any course requirement in the student’s major degree program.

The multi-disciplinary Social Justice minor must comprise at least 15 credit hours, of which at least 9 credit hours are upper-division coursework (numbered 3000 or above).

Requirements
Select two of the following:6
Soc Issues&Public Policy
Amer Environmental Hist
United States Labor Hist
Class,Power & Inequality
City in American Hist
Women & Gender in U.S.
Sociology of Gender
Gender and Technology
Gender and Sports
Free People of Color
African-Amer His to 1865
Afr-Amer Hist since 1865
Race and Ethnicity
Civil Rights Movement
European Labor History
Women&Gender-Middle East
Sociology of Development
Soc-Politics & Society
Revolutionary Movement
Social Movements
Sociology of Crime
Race Medicine & Science
Select two of the following:6
Intro to Gender Studies
African-Amer Lit/Cult
Ethnicity American Cult
Women, Lit & Culture
Gender Study-Disciplines
Sci, Tech & Ideology
Science, Tech & Gender
Science, Tech & Race
Environment Ecocritic
Tech of Representation
Postcolonialism
Biomedicine & Culture
Select one additional course from above or SOCI 11013
Intro to Sociology
Total Credit Hours15
  • All courses counting toward the minor must be taken on a letter-grade basis and must be completed with a grade of C (2.00) or better.
  • A maximum of 6 credit hours of Special Topics courses may be included in a minor program or the student may complete 3 credit hours of Special Topics and 3 credit hours of either Special Problems or Undergraduate Research. Students may not use 6 credit hours of either Special Problems or Undergraduate Research for a minor.
  • A maximum of 3 credit hours of transfer credit may be used to satisfy the course requirements for a minor. This includes courses taken at another institution or credit earned through the AP or IB program, assuming the scores meet Georgia Tech minimum standards.
  • It is the major advisor’s responsibility to verify that students are using only courses from the designated block(s) from the student’s major field of study that are allowed to satisfy a minor program, that they are not using any Core Area A-E courses (including humanities and social sciences), and that they are not using any courses for more than one minor or certificate. Any free elective course used to satisfy the course requirements of the student’s major degree program may also be used to satisfy the course requirements for a minor.