EJS3000EN - Introduction to Environmental Justice

Course description

This course is the application of technology, science and law (TSL) to benefit the health, safety and well-being of minority and low-income communities who have been affected by air, water and land contamination. This introductory course covers the ministry of conviction and humility, critical race theory and TSL measures.

How this course benefits students

This course introduces the student to the racial atrocities committed by this nation since its beginning and in present times within the context of Environmental Justice, and presents a novel method of environmental analysis.

Why this course is important

Prior to 1993 environmental race discrimination has been ignored. This covers the history of the discrimination dating back to colonial times to the present. A knowledge of history helps avoid its repetition. The course presents TSL to avoid the repetition.

Credit hours
3 hours
Subject area
Environmental Justice
Educational level
Learning type
Upcoming terms
* Schedule subject to change. Please contact the Registrar's office with schedule questions.

How this course relates to missional core values

Biblically based

Opponents of Critical Race Theory fail to understand that Jesus died for all mankind. To be clear: “America is not a racist country”, Biden. However, "one bad apple spoils the whole bunch" and there is racism in environmental justice and this course marches to 1 John 2:2.

Missionally driven

Coming to the aide of minorities and low-income groups is the mission of the Environmental Justice Advocate. Advocates are driven to restore health, safety and well-being to these communities.

Contextually informed

This course informs students of the evolving career of Environmental Justice Advocate. The context is technological, scientific and legal.

Interculturally focused

This course focuses on minorities and low-income groups such as indigenous peoples around the world. These communities are widely different in their cultures and advocates tailor make their support to these different cultures.

Practically minded

This course is practical because it applies evolving technological, scientific and legal analytical methods to minister to people and their respective communities.

Experientially transformed

The student is transformed experientially by all the above to become an Environmental Justice Advocate.