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Peace and Conflict Studies - Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions

Peace and Conflict Studies Courses

The following are PACS-prefixed courses offered by the Peace and Conflict Studies program.

PACS P200 Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies—Humanities Perspectives

An initial survey of major themes, approaches, and issues of peace and conflict, including violence and nonviolence, war and peace, social oppression and justice, conflict and conflict resolution. Texts and approach are interdisciplinary, with a humanities focus. Either PACS P200 or P201 is required for Peace and Conflict Studies Certificate.

PACS P201 Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies—Social/Behavioral Sciences Perspectives

An initial survey of major themes, approaches, and issues of peace and conflict, including violence and nonviolence, war and peace, social oppression and justice, conflict and conflict resolution. Texts and approach are interdisciplinary, with a social/behavioral sciences focus. Either PACS P200 or P201 is required for Peace and Conflict Studies Certificate.

PACS P497 Humanities Readings and Research in Peace and Conflict Studies

P: P200 or P201 and three courses in peace and conflict studies or consent of PACS director. Readings and research with a humanities focus. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours credit.

PACS P498 Social and Behavioral Sciences Readings and Research in Peace and Conflict Studies

P: P200 or P201 and three courses in peace and conflict studies or consent of PACS director. Readings and research with a social and behavioral sciences focus. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours credit.

PACS P499 Social and Behavioral Sciences Internship in Peace and Conflict Studies

P: P200 or P201 and three courses in peace and conflict studies or consent of PACS director. Internship in an organization related to peace and conflict studies with social and behavioral sciences focus. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 hours credit.