Minor in Peace and Conflict Studies

College of Arts and Humanities
Required Courses
PAX 200Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies3
PAX 400Peace & Conflict Studies Seminar3
Elective Courses
Select one course from each of the following four categories (Three of the four classes should be at the 300-level or above. No more than two classes can come from one discipline, unless that discipline is PAX.):12
Political Thought/International Relations
Introduction to Comparative Justice Systems
Environmental Crises
Geopolitics
Peace and Conflict Studies Travel Seminar
Israel, Palestine, Power and Peace
Philosophies of Non-violence
Political Philosophy
The Problem of War
Philosophy of Human Rights
Women and Politics
Contemporary International Relations
Global Perspectives in Peace and Justice
U.S. Foreign Policy
Latin American Culture and Politics
Social Stratification
Globalization Across Societies and Cultures
Race Relations
Transnational Feminisms
Globalization and the Ethics of Sustainability
Gender and Peace
Gender, Labor and Globalization
Feminist Theory
Dymanics of Activism and Advocacy
Political Communication
Environmental Conservation and Sustainability
Ethical Issues in News Media
Thoughts/Writings of Martin Luther King
Peace and Conflict Studies Travel Seminar
Community Organizing: Strategies and Practice
Philosophies of Non-violence
Philosophy of Human Rights
Public Opinion, Media and Politics
Constitutional Law II: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights
Social Movements
Generalist Social Work Practice II
Feminist Activism
Gender and Peace
Feminist Theory
Propaganda, Power, and Politics
Activism and Advocacy Writing
Youth Empowerment and the Urban Context
Seminar in Youth-Led Media and Inquiry
Communication/Negotiation Skills
Interpersonal Communication
Relational Communication
Small Group Communication
Organizational Communication
Conflict Resolutions
Interpersonal Relations
Violence in America
African-American History
Mediation and Conciliation
Conflict Transformation
Feminist Theory
Racial/Ethnic Politics
Racial and Cultural Minorities
Social Stratification
Family Systems
Generalist Social Work Practice II
Power and Politics/Social Justice
Political Communication
Women's Literature I
Democracy and Education
Environmental Crises
Geopolitics
The Holocaust
Violence in America
African-American History
A History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict
Ethical Issues in News Media
African American Literature I
Thoughts/Writings of Martin Luther King
Peace and Conflict Studies Travel Seminar
Israel, Palestine, Power and Peace
Philosophies of Non-violence
Animal Ethics
Philosophy of Human Rights
Women and Politics
Racial/Ethnic Politics
Latin American Culture and Politics
Racial and Cultural Minorities
Constitutional Law II: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights
Social Stratification
Social Movements
Feminist Activism
Globalization and the Ethics of Sustainability
Gender and Peace
Feminist Theory
Additional Community-Based Requirements
Students are expected to attend four Peace-and-Conflict-related campus events. Those events that qualify will be announced on the Peace and Conflict Studies website and tracked by the program director.
Total Minimum Credits Required18