Democracy and Justice Studies

Requirements for the Major

 

Areas of Emphasis

Students must complete requirements in one of the following areas of emphasis.

• American Studies, 42-45 credits

 

 

Supporting Courses, 18-21 credits

 

Required supporting courses, 9-12 credits:

DJS 101                      lntroduction to Democracy and Justice Studies, 3 credits

ENG COMP 105           Expository Writing, 3 credits*

HISTORY 205 History of the United States from 1600-1865, 3 credits

HISTORY 206 History of the United States from 1865 to the Present, 3 credits
*This
requirement can be satisfied with a WEPT score that places a student beyond ENG COMP 105

Select one of the following courses, 3 credits:        

ANTHRO 100  Varieties of World Culture, 3 credits

DJS 204                      Freedom and Social Control, 3 credits

DJS 241                      lntroduction to Women's and Gender Studies, 3 credits

DJS 251                      Sustainable Development, 3 credits

POL SCI 100    Global Politics and Society, 3 credits

SOCIOL 202    Introduction to Sociology, 3 credits

 

Skill Subjects requirement, 6 credits (minimum):

Select one of the following Skill Subjects.

Subject A.  Social Research, 7 credits

COMM SCI  301         Foundations for Social Research, 3 credits

 

And select one of the following, 4 credits:

COMM SCI 205 Social Science Statistics, 4 credits

MATH 260              Introductory Statistics, 4 credits

 

Subject B. Foreign Language, 14 credits

 

Subject C. Media Production, 6 credits

Select two of the following options:

Option 1:

COMM 203              Newswriting, 3 credits

OR

COMM 253              Practicum in Print Journalism I, 3 credits

 

Option 2:

COMM 305              Elements of Electronic Media, 3 credits

 

Option 3:

COMM 306              Radio Broadcasting, 3 credits

 

Option 4:

COMM 307              Television Production Techniques, 3 credits

OR

COMM 308              Information Technologies, 3 credits

 

Subject D. Communication, 6 credits

COMM 133                   Fundamentals of Public Address, 3 credits

 

And one of the following options:

Option 1:

COMM 102              lntroduction to Communication, 3 credits

OR

COMM 200              Communication Problems, 3 credits

 

Option 2:

COMM 333              Persuasion and Argumentation, 3 credits

 

Subject E. Individually Developed, 6 credits

Six credits of coursework approved by an adviser.

 

Upper-Level Courses, 24 credits

 

Required upper-level courses, 15 credits:

DJS 333                      Area Studies in Democracy and Justice, 3 credits

DJS 349                      American Political Thought, 3 credits

DJS 361                      Historical Perspectives on American Democracy, 3 credits

DJS 362                      Power and Change in America, 3 credits

DJS 470                      Senior Seminar in Democracy and Justice Studies, 3 credits

 

Select one of the following theory courses, 3 credits:

DJS/WOST 437           Feminist Theory, 3 credits

POL SCI 340                Political Theory, 3 credits

SOCIOL 307                Social Theory, 3 credits

 

Select two of the following elective courses, 6 credits:

AVD 370                                                              Modern American Culture, 3 credits

DJS 320                      Constitutional Law, 3 credits

DJS 461                      Social and Political Criticism, 3 credits

DJS 497                      Internship, 1-12 credits

DJS 498                     Independent Study, 1-4 credits

HISTORY 302          Problems in American Thought, 3 credits

HISTORY 322             Economic and Business History of the U.S., 3 credits

HISTORY 370             History of Sexuality in the U.S., 3 credits

HISTORY 380 U.S. Women's History, 3 credits

HISTORY 402 America In the Twentieth Century, 3 credits

POL SCI 312                Community Politics, 3 credits

SOCIOL 303                Race and Ethnic Relations, 3 credits

UR RE ST 323 Asian American Communities in the United States, 3 credits

UR RE ST 324 Latino Communities in the United States, 3 credits

 

 

• International Studies, 39-45 credits

 

Supporting Courses, 15-21 credits

Required supporting courses, 3-6 credits:

DJS 101                      lntroduction to Democracy and Justice Studies, 3 credits

ENG COMP 105           Expository Writing, 3 credits*

*This requirement can be satisfied with a WEPT score that places a student beyond ENG COMP 105

 

Select one of the following options, 3-6 credits:

Option 1:

POL SCI 101   American Government and Politics, 3 credits

 

Option 2:

HISTORY 205          History of the United States from 1600-1865, 3 credits

AND

HISTORY 206          History of the United States from 1865 to the Present, 3 credits

 

Select one of the following courses, 3 credits:

DJS 251                      Sustainable Development, 3 credits

POL SCI 100    Global Politics and Society, 3 credits

 

Skill Subjects requirement, 6 credits (minimum):

Select one of the following Skill Subjects.

Subject A.  Social Research, 7 credits

COMM SCI    301         Foundations for Social Research, 3 credits

 

And select one of the following, 4 credits:

COMM SCI 205 Social Science Statistics, 4 credits

MATH 260              Introductory Statistics, 4 credits

 

Subject B. Foreign Language, 14 credits

 

Subject C. Media Production Skills, 6 credits

Select two of the following options:

Option 1:

COMM 203              Newswriting, 3 credits

OR

COMM 253              Practicum in Print Journalism I, 3 credits

 

Option 2:

COMM 305              Elements of Electronic Media, 3 credits

 

Option 3:

COMM 306              Radio Broadcasting, 3 credits

 

Option 4:

COMM 307              Television Production Techniques, 3 credits

OR

COMM 308              Information Technologies, 3 credits

 

Subject D. Communication, 6 credits

COMM 133                   Fundamentals of Public Address, 3 credits

 

And select one of the following options:

Option 1:

COMM 102           lntroduction to Communication, 3 credits

OR

COMM 200              Communication Problems, 3 credits

 

Option 2:

COMM 333              Persuasion and Argumentation, 3 credits

 

 

Subject E. Individually Developed, 6 credits

Six credits of coursework approved by an adviser.

 

Upper-Level Courses, 24 credits

 

Required upper-level courses, 9 credits:

DJS 333                    Area Studies in Democracy and Justice, 3 credits

DJS 361                      Historical Perspectives on American Democracy, 3 credits

DJS 470                      Senior Seminar in Democracy and Justice Studies, 3 credits

 

Select one of the following theory courses, 3 credits:

DJS/WOST 437           Feminist Theory, 3 credits

POL SCI 340                Political Theory, 3 credits

SOCIOL 307                Social Theory, 3 credits

 

Select four of the following elective courses, 12 credits:

ANTHRO 340              Medical Anthropology, 3 credits

DJS 306                      Food, Subsistence, and Globalization, 3 credits

DJS 333                      Area Studies in Democracy and Justice, 3 credits

DJS 351                      Political Economy of Development, 3 credits

DJS 375                      Gender and Global Justice, 3 credits

DJS 497                      Internship, 1-3 credits

DJS 498                      Independent Study, 1-4 credits

ECON 307                   History of Economic Thought, 3 credits

HISTORY 354             History of Modern East Asia, 3 credits

HISTORY 356             History of Modern Africa, 3 credits

HISTORY 358             Political History of Modern Latin America, 3 credits

POL SCI 353                Politics of Developing Areas, 3 credits

POL SCI 360                International Relations, 3 credits

 

 

• Law and Justice Studies, 42-45 credits

Supporting Courses, 18-21 credits

 

Required supporting courses, 9-12 credits:

DJS 101                      Introduction to Democracy and Justice Studies, 3 credits

DJS 204                      Freedom and Social Control, 3 credits

ENG COMP 105           Expository Writing, 3 credits*

POL SCI 101    American Government and Politics, 3 credits

* This requirement can be satisfied with a WEPT score that places a student beyond ENG COMP 105.

 

Select one of the following courses, 3 credits:

ANTHRO 100  Varieties of World Culture, 3 credits

DJS 241                      lntroduction to Women's and Gender Studies, 3 credits

DJS 251                      Sustainable Development, 3 credits

POL SCI 100    Global Politics and Society, 3 credits

SOCIOL 202    Introduction to Sociology, 3 credits

 

Skill Subjects requirement, 6 credits (minimum):

Select one of the following Skill Subjects.

Subject A.  Social Research, 7 credits

COMM SCI   301         Foundations for Social Research, 3 credits

 

And select one of the following, 4 credits:

COMM SCI 205 Social Science Statistics, 4 credits

MATH 260              Introductory Statistics, 4 credits

 

Subject B. Foreign Language, 14 credits

 

Subject C. Media Production Skills, 6 credits

Select two of the following options:

 

Option 1:

COMM 203              Newswriting, 3 credits

OR

COMM 253              Practicum in Print Journalism I, 3 credits

 

Option 2:

COMM 305              Elements of Electronic Media, 3 credits

 

Option 3:

COMM 306              Radio Broadcasting, 3 credits

 

Option 4:

COMM 307              Television Production Techniques, 3 credits

OR

COMM 308              Information Technologies, 3 credits

 

Subject D. Communication, 6 credits

COMM 133                   Fundamentals of Public Address, 3 credits

 

And select one of the following options:

Option 1:

COMM 102           lntroduction to Communication, 3 credits

OR

COMM 200              Communication Problems, 3 credits

 

Option 2:

COMM 333              Persuasion and Argumentation, 3 credits

 

 

Subject E. Individually Developed, 6 credits

Six credits of coursework approved by an adviser.

 

Upper-Level Courses, 24 credits

Required upper-level courses, 18 credits:

DJS 303                      Criminal Justice Process, 3 credits

DJS 320                      Constitutional Law, 3 credits

DJS 325                      Law and Society, 3 credits

DJS 333                      Area Studies in Democracy and Justice, 3 credits

DJS 361                      Historical Perspectives on American Democracy, 3 credits

DJS 470                      Senior Seminar in Democracy and Justice Studies, 3 credits

 

Select one of the following theory courses, 3 credits:

DJS/WOST 437           Feminist Theory, 3 credits

POL SCI 340                Political Theory, 3 credits

SOCIOL 307                Social Theory, 3 credits

 

Select one of the following elective courses, 3 credits:

DJS 348                      Gender and the Law, 3 credits
DJS 351                      Political Economy of Development, 3 credits
DJS 362                      Power and Change in America, 3 credits    

DJS 375                      Gender and Global Justice, 3 credits           

DJS 461                      Social and Political Criticism, 3 credits          

DJS 497                      Internship, 1-3 credits           

DJS 498                      Independent Study, 1-4 credits        

FNS 392                      First Nations Justice and Tribal Governments, 3 credits     

PHILOS 326                Philosophy, Politics and Law, 3 credits       

POL SCI 312                Community Politics, 3 credits

PU EN AF 378   Environmental Law, 3 credits          

SOCIOL 404                Criminology, 3 credits

 

• Women's and Gender Studies, 39-45 credits

Supporting Courses, 15-21 credits

Required supporting courses, 6-9 credits:
DJS 101                      lntroduction to Democracy and Justice Studies, 3 credits

DJS 241                       Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies, 3 credits

ENG COMP 105           Expository Writing, 3 credits*

*This requirement can be satisfied with a WEPT score that places a student beyond ENG COMP 105

 

Select one of the following options, 3-6 credits:

Option 1:

POL SCI 101 American Government and Politics, 3 credits

 

Option 2:

HISTORY 205 History of the United States from 1600-1865, 3 credits

AND

HISTORY 206 History of the United States from 1865 to the Present, 3 credits

 

Skill Subjects requirement, 6 credits (minimum):

Select one of the following Skill Subjects.

 

Subject A.  Social Research, 7 credits

COMM SCI  301         Foundations for Social Research, 3 credits

 

And select one of the following, 4 credits:

COMM SCI 205 Social Science Statistics, 4 credits

MATH 260              Introductory Statistics, 4 credits

 

Subject B. Foreign Language, 14 credits

 

Subject C. Media Production Skills, 6 credits

Select two of the following options:

 

Option 1:

COMM 203              Newswriting, 3 credits

OR

COMM 253              Practicum in Print Journalism I, 3 credits

 

Option 2:

COMM 305              Elements of Electronic Media, 3 credits

 

Option 3:

COMM 306              Radio Broadcasting, 3 credits

 

Option 4:

COMM 307              Television Production Techniques, 3 credits

OR

COMM 308              Information Technologies, 3 credits

 

Subject D. Communication, 6 credits

COMM 133                   Fundamentals of Public Address, 3 credits

 

 

And select one of the following options:

Option 1:

COMM 102           lntroduction to Communication, 3 credits

OR

COMM 200              Communication Problems, 3 credits

 

Option 2:

COMM 333              Persuasion and Argumentation, 3 credits

 

 

Subject E. Individually Developed, 6 credits

Six credits of coursework approved by an adviser.

 

Upper-Level Courses, 24 credits

Required upper-level courses, 9 credits:

DJS 333                      Area Studies in Democracy and Justice, 3 credits

DJS 361                      Historical Perspectives on American Democracy, 3 credits

DJS 470                      Senior Seminar in Democracy and Justice Studies, 3 credits

 

Select one of the following theory courses, 3 credits:

DJS/WOST 437           Feminist Theory, 3 credits

POL SCI 340                Political Theory, 3 credits

SOCIOL 307                Social Theory, 3 credits

 

Select four of the following elective courses, 12 credits:

DJS  340                     Gender and Sustainable Livelihoods, 3 credits

DJS 348                      Gender and the Law, 3 credits

DJS 375                      Gender and Global Justice, 3 credits

DJS 497                      Internship, 1-3 credits

DJS 498                      Independent Study, 1-4 credits

HISTORY 370              History of Sexuality in the U.S., 3 credits

HISTORY 380              U.S. Women's History, 3 credits