U.S. Poverty Analysis

Amy McCormick Diduch, coordinator

Poverty in the United States is largely a function of education, class, race, gender, age, and marital status. The minor in U.S. poverty analysis gives students the tools to understand why poverty can persist in a high income country and compare the possible solutions.

Requirements for the Minor in U.S. Poverty Analysis

21 semester hours
ECON 101
ECON 215
SOC 248
INT 222
One of the following: ECON 232 or ECON 247
One of the following: POLS 209, PHIL 102, PHIL 235, PHIL 320, POLS 245, POLS 260, REL 130, SOC 112, SOC 240, or (with permission) another course relevant to the study of U.S poverty issues.
One three-credit service learning experience