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Peace and Justice Studies

Peace and Justice Studies is interdisciplinary; knowledge from social science, humanities, and professional fields is used to explore the causes and effects of violence and/or injustice in a variety of social contexts. The program should enable students to help develop alternatives to inequitable social structures and conditions.

Requirements 15 hours
Peace and Justice Studies Minor (15 hours)
RELIG 2250 Religion, Peace and Social Justice 3 hours
Themed Courses:
Select at least 12 credits within one theme (the courses must be from at least two different disciplines, and may include appropriate special topics courses and/or internships as approved by the PJS coordinator and appropriate program faculty).
Please be aware that several courses in the minor are taught on a rotating basis and therefore are not always available. Students should also take careful note of required pre-requisite(s) for theme courses.
12 hours
Conflict and Peace: Local, National, Global  
Issues of Economic Justice  
Understanding Diversity, Promoting Justice  
Change Through Social Movements and Individual Action