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Peace Studies

Requirements for the Minor

Peace Studies courses:

IS 101 Introduction to International Studies
PAX 301 Advanced Peace Studies Seminar

16 semester hours from the following courses (at least 8 hours must be outside of the major):

ES 160 Concepts of Environmental Science
HIS 102 History of Civilization from 1715
HIS 223 African-American History
HIS 246 20th Century Europe
HIS 252 Modern Russia
HIS 272 Latin America from 1825
HIS 282 Africa since 1800
HIS 301 America in the 1960s
HIS 308 Cold War
HIS 311 South Africa
HIS 316 Belief and Power in American Religious History
IFS 160 Understanding Christianity
IFS 170 Belief and Power in American Religious History
IFS 174 Religion in America
PS 204 Model United Nations (x4)
PS 235 African Politics
PS 241 Public Policy
PS 331 Geopolitics
PS 332 United States Foreign Policy
PS 431 International Organizations
PSY 210 Social Psychology
PSY 213 Psychology of Prejudice
PSY 235 Psychology of Women
SOC 105 Cultural Anthropology
SOC 107 Sociology of Gender
SOC 209 Minority-Majority Relations
SOC 214 Social Class in America
SOC 215 Women in Cross-Cultural Perspective
SOC 241 Sociology of Violence and Nonviolence
SOC 303 Religion and Society
THE 225 Theatre of Social Engagement

Other courses may be taken for peace studies credit with the approval of the steering committee.


What can you do with a Peace Studies degree?

Imagine yourself an international events organizer, a human rights supporter, a Peace Corps volunteer, or an international programs assistant.