Social Justice Minor

Develop a secondary field of knowledge and expertise that will enable you to critically examine the values that constitute social justice in theory and practice, understand the principles of effective social activism, and formulate and evaluate policies that seek to address issues such as racism, violence, literacy, human rights, gender equity, gender expression, poverty, hunger and conservation of the environment.

Please contact Courtney Bauder to find out more about the Social Justice Minor ( One advising appointment can help you find out more about the minor, the classes, and opportunities to help others. We would be happy to answer any questions you might have.

Contact Us 

Sage Hall, Room 3455 
835 High Avenue 
Oshkosh, WI 54901 

Phone: (920) 424-0964

Student Planning

Find the current class schedule, next semester’s class schedule and the closed class policy. Contact Courtney Bauder to find out more about the Social Justice Minor ( 

Minor Requirements

The social justice minor requires 21 credits, including an entry-level classroom experience, a capstone experience and 15 credits of elective course work. 

This minor benefits students who seek a career in public service, including government, law, medicine, social work, non-profit organizations, advocacy work, clergy and education, as well as those students who wish to engage in the issues and ideas surrounding social justice and diversity. Students in any major interested in devoting energy to organizations that further the goals of social justice will find this minor a solid foundation for a lifetime of community activism.  

Study Abroad

Experience a unique opportunity, travel to a different part of world and develop an understanding for diverse backgrounds.

National Student Exchange

Contact Courtney Bauder for more information. Students will need elective coursework pre-approved before registration and enrollment. Up to two pre-approved courses can be counted for elective credit in the minor.


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