Core Courses

  • Politics: POL 226—Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Sociology: SOC 226—Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution or SOC 102—Global Social Problems and Social Justice
  • Religious Studies: TRS 334—War, Peace, and Revolution or TRS 381—Ways of Peace in World Religions

Elective Courses

Examples of approved electives include:

Track I:  Peacemaking in Theory and Practice

ANTH 250—Political Anthropology
ECON 501—Ethics in Economics and Social Responsibility
EDUC 503—Human Relations and Interpersonal Communications
ENG 530—The Rhetoric of Propaganda
HIST 330B—The Crusades:  Holy War and Jihad
HIST 332—The French Revolution
MDIA 326—Media and Social Justice
PHIL 332—Political Philosophy
POL 460—International Conflict Resolution
POL 402—The Values Divide:  American Politics and Culture in Transition
POL 501—Globalization
PSY 252—Psychology of Peace and Conflict
SOC 424—Conflict and Conflict Resolution
SOC 450—Race Relations in Feature Film
SSS 223/225—Human Behavior and the Social Environment
TRS 338—War, Ethics and Film
TRS 370—Theologies of Liberation

Track II:  Intergroup Conflict and Cooperation

ANTH 313—Environment and Society
ANTH 366—Identity and Community in America
EDUC 522—Race, Class, Gender and Disability in Education
HIST 283—Latinos in America:  1848-1990
HIST 353—The Civil War and Reconstruction
HIST 369—U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1945-Present
MDIA 317—Media and Social Change
POL 312—The Civil Rights Movement
POL 333—Democracy and Democratization
POL 406—Environment and Development
PSY 251—Psychology of Terrorism
SOC 324—Race and Ethnic Relations
SOC 413—Gender and Society
SSS 326—Diversity in a Multicultural Society
SSS 554—Homelessness:  Individual and Societal Considerations
TRS 306—War and Violence in the Old Testament
TRS 389—Religion and World War II

Track III:  World Conflict and Cooperation

ANTH 217—Migrants, Refugees and the Homeless
ANTH 218—End of Nature?  Environmental Degradation in a Globalizing Society
ANTH 310—Islam in the Modern World
ANTH 315—Globalization and the Culture of Capitalism
ANTH 390—Politics and Religion in the Middle East
ENG/MDIA 452—Film Narrative:  Stanley Kubrick
HIST 361—War and Society in the Middle Ages
HIST 377—World War II
HIST 383—Latin America And U.S. History
HIST 551—Nationalism and Its Consequences in the Twentieth Century
IRST 599—Northern Ireland:  Conflict and Culture
MDIA 559—Media and Foreign Policy
POL 307—Global Issues
POL 414—The Arab-Israeli Conflict
POL 447—War and Peace in the Nuclear Age
SOC 331—Globalization and Social Movements
TRS 395B—War and Peace in the Abrahamic Traditions