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Iowa University to Be the First in the State to Add This Program to its List of Degrees

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The University of Iowa could become the first school in the state to add a bachelor’s program in social justice to its list of degrees, provided its Board of Regents approves the motion.
The school’s Board of Regents could vote on the proposal as soon as its next meeting on Thursday.

The University of Iowa could become the first school in the state to add a bachelor’s program in social justice to its list of degrees, provided its Board of Regents approves the motion.

Currently, the school already offers a first-year seminar on social justice as well as a “Justice for All” living learning community where students can live and “learn about systemic problems in our society.”

University officials told The Iowa City Press-Citizen that both programs have been so well-received, with full-enrollment in the “Justice for All” learning community, that demand for an actual degree-program on the topic makes sense.

[RELATED: Vandy upgrades social justice options] 

“The proposed program will appeal to students who want a vocation related to helping others, or careers in government services or…

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