The Freedom Studies Minor is an interdisciplinary minor housed in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Mississippi. This academic minor satisfies the B.A. minor requirement in the College of Liberal Arts, and it can serve as an optional minor for other degrees.
The Declaration Center contributes a number of Freedom Studies courses to this minor:
FS 101 Ideals of Liberty in the US Founding
This course offers an introduction to many of the key principles that animated American founding-era political theory such as liberty, equality, natural rights, natural law, the social compact, and the state of nature.
FS 301 Topics in Freedom and Economics
Taught by experts in economics, accountancy, and/or business, this class explores the relationship between freedom and government in economies, fiscal and monetary policies, and markets. May be repeated once with a change in topic.
FS 302 Topics in Law and Constitutional Thought
Taught by experts in political science, law, and/or government, this class explores the relationship between liberty and different kinds of constitutional orders and governing structures. May be repeated once with a change in topic.
FS 303 Topics in Principles of Ordered Liberty
Taught by experts in philosophy and/or political theory, this class explores first causes, principles, and foundations that undergird different ways of achieving a balance of order and liberty. May be repeated once with a change in topic.
FS 304 Topics in Struggles for Liberation
Taught by experts in history, sociology, language, and/or cultural studies, this class explores different aspects of struggles for freedom, both in the past and present day. May be repeated once with a change in topic.
It’s easy to add a Freedom Studies Minor!
Log into your MyOleMiss account with your web ID and password.
Click on the “Academics” tab.
Click on the “Change Specialization and Minors” link and then fill out the required information.
For more information about the Freedom Studies Minor, or any of the Freedom Studies courses, please contact the Declaration Center at email@example.com.