Peace & Conflict Studies Minor

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Students must complete at least 18 credit hours from the categories listed below. At least three disciplines must be represented with at least two courses outside of the student's major degree program. 

Minor Requirements
Core PACS Courses:
Select at least two of the following:6-9
Introduction to Mediation
Exploring War and Peace in the Modern World
War, Peace, & Religion
Other PACS Courses:
Select at least one of the following:3-12
Selected Topics in Peace & Conflict Studies (may be repeated)
Conflict Management
Selected Topics in Peace & Conflict Studies (may be repeated)
Selected Topics in Peace & Conflict Studies (may be repeated)
Peace and Justice in Post-Conflict Societies
Selected Topics in Peace & Conflict Studies (may be repeated)
Restricted Electives:
Select no more than two of the following:0-6
Interpersonal Communications
Intercultural Communication
Recent European History
Domestic Relations
Civil Rights Law
Penology and Corrections
Probation and Parole
Criminal Justice Concepts and Issues
Ethics
Political Theory
Contemporary Political Philosophy
Topics in Ethical Theory
International Politics
Political Theory
Contemporary Political Philosophy
Gender and Politics
Latin American Political Systems
American Public Policy
Seminar on Terrorism and Homeland Security
International Organizations
American Foreign Policy
Psychology of Communication
Cross-Cultural Psychology
Social Problems
Social Inequality and Stratification: Class, Power and Wealth
Racial and Ethnic Relations
Criminology

Graduation Requirements

  1. Have a valid and declared major on file (minors cannot be awarded in the same areas as the major, emphasis or concentration).
  2. Earn a minimum of 4 credit hours beyond the major, emphasis, concentration and/or general studies requirements.
  3. Earn a minor GPA of at least 2.0.