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Peace and Justice Minor

Peace and Justice Studies integrate academic studies, spiritual and personal reflection, and community involvement to promote peace and justice on campus, in our neighborhood, country, and world. The program provides students with opportunities to explore and live the Franciscan values of the Marian University and to consider the essential contribution of faith as it informs action and scholarship towards peace and justice

Minor/Concentration Requirements - 18 credit hours

A. Peace and Justice Studies Required Courses (6 credits)

POL 155 Introduction to Peace Studies 2SO
SOC 145 Introduction to Social Justice Spring

B. Peace and Justice Studies Electives (12 credits)

COM 201 Communication for International Communities SEM
COM 221 The Art of Dialogue SPR
COM 333 Conflict Management 2SE
COM 352 Identity and Popular Culture

ENV 170 Intro to Environmental Science FALL
ENV 171 Lab FALL

GST 200 Introduction to Gender Studies FALL
GST 210 Introduction to Gender Theory SPR

PHL 215 Personal and Professional Ethics SPR
PHL 240 Social and Political Philosophy 2SO

POL 353 Politics of Development 2SE
POL 359 Causes of War and Peace 2FE

SOC 265 Introduction to Social Work SPR
SOC 270 Education and Social Inequality 2SO
SOC 305 Sex, Gender, and Sexuality 2SE
SOC 320 Race and Ethnic Relations 2FE
SOC 325 Social Class, Power, and Inequality 2FO
SOC 360 Social Justice in Action (Experiential) SEM
SOC 370 Criminology 2SO
SOC 375 Social Movements 2SE

THL 321 Religious Perspectives on Social Issues 2SE
THL 322 Catholic Social Teaching 2SO

For more information, check page 43 of the 2015-2016 Course Catalog

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