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    Learning Outcomes

    1) Students who complete a Social Justice major or minor will demonstrate a basic understanding of social injustices and inequities, and proposed approaches to their remediation and/or resolution, drawn from a variety of historical, cultural, and geographic settings. University Outcome: apply the theories and methods of a field of expertise; work and create understanding across cultural difference locally, nationally, and internationally. 

    2) Students who complete a Social Justice major or minor will demonstrate an understanding of the distinct roles social science, historical precedents, social theory, culture and ethics play in the development of an informed approach to social justice. University Outcome: solve problems in innovative, integrative, analytical and ethical ways. 

    3) Students who complete a Social Justice major will demonstrate a working knowledge of social scientific tools pertinent to the study of social structures and change. University Outcome: apply the theories and methods of a field of expertise; uses information and technology competently and responsibly. 

    4) Students who complete a Social Justice major will demonstrate significant expertise in an "area of concentration" that can serve as a basis for continued vocational development. University Outcome: engage independently and reflectively in life-long learning; apply the theories and methods of a field of expertise. 

    5) Students who complete a Social Justice major will gain significant practical experience doing social justice service and/or advocacy work. University Outcome: serve, collaborate, and lead in a community.