Peace Studies

Courses in Peace Studies

PEAC2200 Introduction to Peace Studies (Also POLS2200) 3 s.h.
Introduces the field of peace studies with a survey of the historical and philosophical bases for peacemaking, patterns of conflict resolution, nonviolence, history of peace movements, world order models, alternative futures, positive peace, and career options. Goal 3E, ELO5 Histories - Peace

+PEAC3210 Conflict Management and Dialogue (Also COMM/SOCI3210) 3 s.h.
An examination of conflict theories and approaches, negotiation process, conflict ethics, and third party mediation. In this class, students will become familiar with the causes of conflict as well as ways strategies and tactics used in conflict management. Further, this class will explore the foundational theoretical concepts and models of dialogue in the context of conflict management. Goal 3B

+PEAC3220 Global Peace Issues (Also POLS3220) 3 s.h.
Focuses on the causes and resolution of conflict at the macro level (global violence and international peacemaking). ELO4 Global Learning - Peace

PEAC3700 Peace and Conflict Resolution Internship 3 s.h.
An experienced-based program under the direction of the professional staff of a recognized service or policy-making agency. (Graded on a Pass/Fail basis.) Prerequisite: Instructor approval

+Denotes an alternate year course.