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Social Justice Studies is an examination of racism, 阶级歧视, 父权制, and other forms of oppression from interdisciplinary perspectives of ethnic studies, gender and queer studies, environmental justice, and public policy. This degree emphasizes understanding the different ways power and privilege work in our society in order to create a better world. The field explores and analyzes 历史, 文化, and contemporary issues and how societies can better define and achieve equity, 公平, 和正义.

An Associate in 艺术 in Social Justice Studies for Transfer (AA-T) is intended for students who are interested in transferring to a California State University (CSU) campus with a major in Social Justice Studies, or similar majors such as Black or African American studies, Latinx/Chicanx studies, Asian/Asian American studies, gender and 性uality studies, LGBTQ+/queer studies, or fields like sociology, 历史, political science, 心理学, 英语, or cultural studies. and the marginalization effects on groups and communities.

学生 planning to transfer to 机构 other than the CSU are encouraged to consult ASSIST.org and an FRC academic advisor for program planning and course selection.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Social Justice program coursework, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate familiarity with theoretical perspectives, 概念, 问题, 机构, 历史, and trends within the field of social justice.

  2. Explain how the diversity of lived experience impacts human expression and identity.

  3. Analyze social justice efforts/practices that address inequalities in American society.

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