Minor in Peace and Conflict Studies
The peace and conflict studies minor integrates a variety of practical courses that exposes students to training and experience in peace studies and conflict resolution at the interpersonal, national and international levels.
Peace and conflict studies courses deal with the most fundamental of human concerns: How to manage or resolve conflict constructively. Students are introduced to the causes of human conflict and violence, as well as approaches to conflict management ranging from diplomacy, law and negotiation, to mediation and arbitration. Questions are raised concerning the issues of globalization, social justice, non-violence, ethnicity, race, and culture.