SOJ 100 - Cabrini High School College Experience: “Social Justice” 3 credits
This course explores social justice as it relates to Catholic Social Teaching.
Topics include putting faith into action, human rights and dignity, unity and diversity, labor practices, poverty, global awareness, and sustainability efforts.
SOJ 150 - Social Justice in Theory and Action 3 credits
This course is designed to introduce students to the interdisciplinary nature of social justice, with a particular emphasis on various definitions and approaches to the field.
Additionally, students are introduced to people and groups engaged in social justice work in the local community, such as Norristown and Philadelphia, and the global community through Cabrini’s partnership with Catholic Relief Services and its Global Solidarity Network.
SOJ 250 - Social Justice in the Field 1, 2, or 3 credits dependent on experience; Students must complete three credits in any combination
Students engage in social justice action, choosing from various pre-existing service and/or solidarity experiences or the student and faculty member formalize the experience.
Developed and facilitated in conjunction with field-specific faculty, the coordinator of the social justice minor, and the Wolfington Center as necessary.
Social Justice in the Academy 3 credits
Students explore the meaning and practice of social justice related to their major field of study. They complete a project that meets the guidelines of the minor in consultation with the faculty member and the coordinator of the social justice minor.
SOJ 401 - Social Justice Seminar 3 credits; Formerly entitled Social Justice Senior Seminar
This course is designed to provide an opportunity for students to draw together their experience in the classroom and in the field.
Upper-level social justice minors individually or in teams undertake the development of a social justice project and prepare it for implementation utilizing perspectives from their major field of study, Catholic Social Teaching, and one other civic or religious source on the dignity and rights of humankind.
This project develops advocacy skills by including public dissemination of their project to raise awareness about their issue/program.