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Poverty Studies and Social Justice Minor

How to Declare a Minor
To declare a minor, contact your advisor.


Social work majors and non-social work majors may choose this minor.

There is an eighteen hour minimum required. Twelve hours must be taken in residence and nine of those hours must be advanced work. No more than three hours from the student’s major may be applied to the minor. There is a minimum grade point average of 2.0 (“C”) on all courses in the minor taken at Baylor.

Eighteen semester hours including the following:

  • ECO 3355, SWO 4322, and SWO 4315
  • Nine semester hours from any of the following:
ANT 2305, 3320, 4306, 4327;
BIC 4374;
BIO 4331;
CCS 1100, 3300;
CHE 3341;
CHS 4303;
ECO 3330, 3331, 4316, 4331, 4332, 4334, 4335, 4350;
ELC 4377;
ENG 3305;
ENT 4353, 4380;
ENV 1301, 3314, 4310, 4350, 4380;
FCS 1300, 1301, 2351, 2380, 3314, 3350, 3388, 4310, 4340, 4351, 4352, 4356, 4357, 4387, 4388;
GEOG 1300;
GEO 1401, 1403;
HED 2340, 3313, 3351, 4331, 4340, 4341, 4355;
HIS 3355, 3371, 4312, 4350, 4375, 4385, 4388;
HP 3311;
LS 4353;
MKT 3325;
MUS 3323;
NSC 4312;
PHI 1308, 3301, 4361;
PSC 3300, 3314, 3320, 3322, 3325, 4330, 4355, 4383;
REL 3390, 4340, 4393, 4397;
SOC 1306, 2310, 3311, 3318, 3322, 3330, 3360, 4322, 4353, 4366;
SPA 2321, 2322;
SWO 2321, 3351, 3352;
TED 3380