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    Peace & Justice Studies Minor

    PEACE AND JUSTICE STUDIES

    REQUIREMENTS:  21 CREDITS, 12 OF WHICH MUST BE UPPER DIVISION, INCLUDING THE CAPSTONE

    The Peace and Justice minor will offer an interdisciplinary approach to understanding peace as the cumulative goal of conflict resolution and transformation.  Alternatives to war and dehumanization are taught and modeled for how individuals, organizations, and governments promote peace and justice from interpersonal to global contexts.  Through coursework and experiential learning, students are encouraged to become active participants and leaders in creating strategies for achieving and sustaining non-violence, human rights, environmental and social justice.  The primary goal of this minor is to prepare students for careers in teaching, IGO’s and NGO’s, both in private and public sectors.

    Two Core Courses Required:

    ____PAX 200 Introduction to Peace and Social Justice
    ____PAX 488 Special Topics in Peace and Justice (capstone)

     

    Take Five - four from three departments and one from anywhere on list:

    ___Comm 424 Cross-Cultural Communication
    ___Econ 352 Economics of Discrimination
    ___Econ 471 Natural Resource and Environmental Economics
    ___English 265 Multicultural Literature of the United States
    ___English 368 American Minority Women Writers
    ___Geogrpy 252 Human Environmental Problems
    ___Geogrpy 332 Political Geography
    ___Geogrpy 452 Cultural Ecology & Sustainable Development
    ___Geogrpy 455 Advanced Topics In Human Geography
    ___Histry 324 American Indian History
    ___Histry 338 Arab/Israeli Conflict 1900-Present
    ___Religst 302 Religious Ethics
    ___PoliSci 340 Politics of Development
    ___PoliSci 350 International Law
    ___PoliSci 365 Black Political and Social Thought
    ___PoliSci 463 Peace Studies I:  Conflict Resolution and Crisis Management in International Politics
    ___PoliSci 464 Women in International Relations
    ___Sociolgy 265 Race and Ethnic Relations
    ___Sociolgy 340 Social Movements and Collective Behavior
    ___Sociolgy 375 Restorative Justice
    ___WomenSt 370 Women: Race & Ethnicity

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    Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

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    Phone: (262) 472-1621
    E-mail: lamkinn@uww.edu

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