Statue of Lady Justice, Frankfurt, Germany. Statue of Lady Justice, Frankfurt, Germany. The Peace, Justice, and Ecology minor is an interdisciplinary program for students seeking a broad learning experience in human-ecological interactions, bio-cultural diversity, and strategies to foster social justice, peace, and environmental sustainability from a holistic perspective.

This minor offers you the opportunity to examine themes of ecological adaptation and sustainability as well as environmental health and human rights in local, cross-cultural, and global contexts. It will teach you to apply scientific, philosophical, and ethical reasoning to real-world problems.

A grade of C or better is required in all courses applied to the minor. At least half of the minor must be completed at UAB.

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Required Courses

All program requirements and courses are outlined in the UAB Undergraduate Catalog. You will take an introductory course and a higher-level course, as well as choosing several elective courses. Approved electives come from several different programs, including Anthropology, Biology, History, Political Science, and Social Work.

Course Catalog

A complete list of minor requirements and courses are available in the UAB Undergraduate Catalog.

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All the information you need to apply can be found on UAB's Undergraduate Admissions Hub.

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