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Being a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.


To qualify for the Master of Arts in Social Justice and Community Engagement degree, you must complete the following:

  • SJ601: Theories of Social Justice and Community Engagement
  • SJ602: Data Analysis in Social Justice Research
  • SJ603: Engaged Scholarship and Community Capacity Development
  • SJ690: Social Justice Research and Professionalization Forum
  • SJ695: Major Research Project
  • SJ621: Social Justice Community Placement

And one of the following:

  • SJ630: Social Justice Directed Reading Course
  • SJ631: Special Topics in Social and Environmental Justice
  • elective from another program (students considering taking any alternative courses must consult the graduate coordinator prior to enrolling)

Typical Program Progression

Fall

  • SJ601: Theories of Social Justice and Community Engagement (required; .05 credit)
  • SJ603: Engaged Scholarship and Community Capacity Development (required; .05 credit)
  • SJ631: Special Topics in Social and Environmental Justice*
  • SJ690: Social Justice Research and Professionalization Forum (required; pass/fail; .05 credit)

Winter

  • SJ602: Data Analysis in Social Justice Research (required; .05 credit)
  • SJ690: Social Justice Research and Professionalization Forum (continued)
  • SJ621: Social Justice Community Placement (required; 1.0 credit)

Spring

  • SJ695: Major Research Project (required; 1.0 credit)
  • SJ621: Social Justice Community Placement (continued)

*Note: Students considering any alternative courses must consult the graduate coordinator prior to enrolling. Alternative courses may include an elective from another program or a directed study/reading course.

Contact Us:

James Cairns, Graduate Coordinator

E: jcairns@wlu.ca
T: 519.756.8228 x5789

Celine Taillefer-Travers, Academic Program Assistant

E: ctravers@wlu.ca
T: 519.756.8228 x5979

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