Social Justice Minor

Develop a secondary field of knowledge and expertise that will enable you to critically examine the values that constitute social justice in theory and practice, understand the principles of effective social activism, and formulate and evaluate policies that seek to address issues such as racism, violence, literacy, human rights, gender equity, gender expression, poverty, hunger and conservation of the environment.

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Sage Hall, Room 3455 
835 High Avenue 
Oshkosh, WI 54901 

Phone: (920) 424-0964

Student Planning

Find the current class schedule, next semester’s class schedule and the closed class policy.

Study Abroad

Experience a unique opportunity, travel to a different part of world and develop an understanding for diverse backgrounds in other parts of the world.


Engage, Grow and
Further the Goals

This minor benefits students who seek a career in public service, including government, law, medicine, social work, non-profit organizations, advocacy work, clergy and education, as well as those students who wish to engage in the issues and ideas surrounding social justice and diversity. Students in any major interested in devoting energy to organizations that further the goals of social justice will find this minor a solid foundation for a lifetime of community activism.  

Upcoming Events


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Social Justice Week 2019

Final preparations are underway for Social Justice Week 2019 (April 15th-April 19th)! We are proud to announce the 2019 social justice week schedule! 


Minor Requirements

The social justice minor requires 21 credits, including an entry-level classroom experience, a capstone experience and 15 credits of elective course work. 


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The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, ancestry, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, martial or parental status, military status, veteran status, arrest or conviction record, or political affiliation.