May 20, 2024  
University Catalog 2021-2022 
University Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Urban Communities and Justice, BAA

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Program Overview

The Bachelor of Applied Arts in Urban Communities and Justice serves students who have experience in and an interest working on community and justice issues. Because this is an Antioch degree, issues related to our mission of social contexts, just behavior, advocacy and restorative justice dictate the primary discourse. The goal of the major is to prepare individuals to work as community professionals, advocates, and change makers who understand their communities and the forces that disadvantage certain groups and individuals within those communities. No matter what their professional path, students will be prepared to take on the role of social change agent.

Degree-specific learning objectives

Students completing this degree will demonstrate the ability to:


  • Identify ways in which oppression, privilege, discrimination, and social and economic disadvantage contribute to inequalities and injustices within communities and justice systems

  • Engage in critical thinking and ethical decision making, evidencing an awareness of the challenges faced by community professionals while considering the individual, organizational and societal implications of policy and justice decisions

  • Design innovative approaches and identify leadership strategies for dealing with a variety of social issues within a professional context

Current Tuition and Fees

University Tuition and Fees   

Major Requirements

All requirements for Applied Studies majors as listed above. The 9 quarter units of professional core curriculum in the major area of study may be selected from the following:

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