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Complete nine required courses (29-30 credits):

  • SOSE 101 Introduction to Social Work (3 credits)
  • PSYC 115 Introduction to Psychological Perspectives (3 credits) OR
    PSYC 116 Behavior, Health Care and Society (4 credits)
  • SOAN 118 Inequalities, Power and Society (4 credits)
  • PSYC 220 Adult Psychopathology (3-4 credits)
  • PSYC 230 Human Development (3 credits)
  • PSYC 374 Counseling and Psychotherapy) (4 credits)
  • SOAN 345 Social Research Methods (4 credits)
  • SOSE 481 Internship Practicum (3 credits)
  • SOSE 488 Senior Capstone (3 credits)

Complete four competency courses:

  • Engage Diversity and Difference in Practice (one of the following courses):
    • AAAS 230/REL 230 History of African American Religious Experience
    • AAAS 299/REL 299 Religion & Culture of Hip Hop
    • AAAS 305/HIST 305 History of New Orleans
    • AAAS 309/ENG 209/REL 209 Prophetic Black Women
    • AAAS 354 The Black Middle Class
    • EDUC 302 Disability Studies
    • HIST 141 History of California
    • HIST 204/JWST 204/REL 204 The New Promised Land
    • POLS 303/PAGS 303/REL 303 Human Rights in the Muslim World
    • PSYC 344 Psychology of Gender
    • PSYC 362 Cross-Cultural Psychology
    • PSYC 368 Human Sexuality
    • SOAN 355 Social Construction of Aging
    • SOAN 365 Women’s Gender & Sexuality
    • SPAN 346 Hispanic Cultures in the U.S. [topic varies & is taught in Spanish]
  • Advance Human Rights & Social, Economic, & Environmental Justice (one of the following courses):
    • AAAS 330/PAGS 330/REL 330 Mass Incarceration & Moral Vision
    • AAAS 356/HIST 356 (The Civil Rights Movement)
    • ENSU 141 Environment, Society, & Sustainability
    • ENSU 323 Environmental Ethics
    • HIST 351/PAGS 351 Workplace Justice
    • PSYC 356 Psychology of Prejudice
    • SPAN 202 Spanish for Social Justice) [topic varies & is taught in Spanish]
    • WGSS 3XX Sexual Violence & Social Context
  • Engage in Policy Practice (one of the following courses):
    • AAAS 240 Race & Health Disparities
    • EDUC 101 Introduction to Public Health
    • ENSU 322/POLS 322 Climate Policy
    • HIST 306/PAGS 306 History of Union Organizing
    • PHIL 363/ENST 363 Bioethics
    • POLS 121 Introduction to American Politics & Policy
    • PSYC 375 Foster Care in the United States
    • SOAN 333/PAGS 333 Medical Anthropology & Global Health
    • SOAN 335 Health, Medicine, & Society
  • Engage with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations, & Communities (one of the following courses):
    • MGMT 342 Leadership & Dealing with Difference
    • PAGS 343/MGMT 343 Conflict Resolution
    • PSYC 210 Social Psychology
    • PSYC 363 Developmental Psychopathology
    • PSYC 366 Cradle & Grave
    • PSYC 378 Psychoactive Drugs & Behavior
    • SOAN 3XX The Family, Social Welfare, & Society

Complete at least 2 of the competency courses at the 300-level. Competency courses must be taken across at least two departments.

Total requirement: 13 courses (41-46 credits).

Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts and sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, Indiana
47374-4095
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