This program is available as a minor.
Many of the most inspiring and engaging political movements are based around ideals of Social and Economic Justice. The program at Wells focuses on understanding the motivations for those that fight for political and social change, by providing a context based in history, theory, and the lived experiences of people belonging to marginalized or oppressed groups.
Because so many different ideals and experiences contribute to Social and Economic Justice movements, students in the minor take several core classes — Ethics, Community Organizing, and an internship experience — and then choose from focused categories:
The well-rounded program helps students understand the social conditions that necessitate Social and Economic Justice movements — and paired with the right major, will give additional knowledge and specialization to those hoping to contribute to lasting social change.