Peace Studies, Minor

This program is offered by the Philosophy and Psychological Science Departments

Program Curriculum

Program Overview

Peace studies is an interdisciplinary program concerned with the origins of war and the prospects for peace. Topics to be considered include just war theory, types of pacifism, the nature of wars, conflict resolution and the history of peace movements, deterrence theory, weapons of mass destruction, and problems of international security. The program offers students the opportunity to study conflicts and peace efforts in specific regions of the world and to produce a senior thesis on a topic of their choice.

Requirements: (18 credits)

Total Credit Hours: 18


Professors who teach Peace Studies, Minor

Carol Shaw Austad
Psychological Science
Marcus White Hall 222
David Blitz
Willard-DiLoreto Hall W 30405