Social activism is an interdisciplinary minor that provides students with theoretical and practical knowledge to assist them in enacting social change through activism. Upon completion of this program students will be able to:
- Grapple with the complexity of modern social problems in a way that allows room for diverse viewpoints and experiences
- Apply strategies and tactics to real-life situations that require creative problem-solving
- Analyze the potential pitfalls, ethical issues, and best practices of social activism
- Communicate an understanding of their place and abilities in references to social activism as well as possible approaches for effecting change
Departments involved include communication studies and theatre art, English, Offutt School of Business, philosophy, religion, sociology and social work.