Major in Human Services & Social Justice (HSSJ)

The new Human Services & Social Justice Program takes effect in Fall 2014. Students declaring a major in HSSJ must complete the general requirements per the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences (CCAS) in addition to the following 45 CREDITS required of the major. For course descriptions, refer to our HSSJ Course Offerings page.

The following requirements must be fulfilled:

The general requirements stated under Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Undergraduate Programs.

Program-specific curriculum (below).

Achievement of a minimum grade of C- in all courses that count toward the degree.

Prerequisites
SOC 1001Introduction to Sociology
or SOC 1002 The Sociological Imagination
HSSJ 1100Introduction to Human Services and Social Justice
Required
HSSJ 1177Organizing for Social Justice in Human Services
HSSJ 2170Interpersonal Relationships in Human Services
HSSJ 2171Human Interactions: Child and Adolescent Development
HSSJ 2172Human Interactions: Adult Development
HSSJ 2200Principles of Ethical Leadership
HSSJ 3100WProgram Planning and Evaluation
HSSJ 3110WNonprofit and Organizational Management
HSSJ 3152Fact, Field & Fiction in Human Services & Social Justice
HSSJ 4193Research and Independent Study (Only required for Special Honors)
HSSJ 4195Capstone Seminar in Human Services and Social Justice
SOC 2101Social Research Methods
SOC 2170Class and Inequality in American Society
or SOC 2179 Race and Minority Relations
Elective
One of the following:
SOC 2104Contemporary Sociological Theory
SOC 2175Sociology of Sex and Gender