Oct 01, 2023
With increasingly diverse US and Pennsylvania populations, there is a need for sensitivity, understanding, and action related to social equity and inclusive institutions and organizations. This undergraduate certificate provides students with intersectional tools for applying and engaging with multiple social identities and statuses, understanding the structural and institutional inequalities they experience, and the array of strategies for social change for promoting social justice.
Core Sociological Concepts: 3 credits
Choose one from the following list.
Social Stratification Electives: 9 credits
Choose three from the following list.
Controlled Electives: 3 credits
One course from the following.
- ANTH 350 - Anthropology of Gender Credits: 3
- ANTH 352 - The Anthropology of Human Rights Credits: 3
- ANTH 420 - Environmental Anthropology Credits: 3
- CRIM 410 - Race, Ethnicity, Social Structure, and Crime Credits: 3
- CRIM 450 - Women and Crime Credits: 3
- EDEX 460 - Family Perspectives on Disability Credits: 3
- ENGL 336 - Language, Gender, and Society Credits: 3
- ENGL 348 - African American Literature Credits: 3
- ENGL 350 - Gender and Sexual Orientation in Literature, Theory, and Film Credits: 3
- HDFS 430 - Poverty and Human Development Credits: 3
- LGBT 200 - Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies Credits: 3
- LGBT 400 - Queer Theory Credits: 3
- PLSC 405 - Sexuality and Law Credits: 3
- PSYC 379 - Psychology of Human Sexuality Credits: 3
- SOC 387 - Social and Cultural Change Credits: 3
- SOC 417 - Global Service Learning Credits: 3
- SOC 448 - Social Welfare Policy Credits: 3
- SOC 450 - Health Disparities Credits: 3
- SOC 481 - Special Topics Credits: 1-3
- WGS 200 - Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies Credits: 3
- WGS 400 - Feminist Theories Credits: 3
Total Required Credits: 15