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  Oct 17, 2017
 
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018 
  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018

Peace and Justice Studies Minor


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Peace and Justice Studies is a rapidly developing, interdisciplinary area of academic study which examines:

  • issues of peace/war, social justice, and ecological sustainability
  • strategies for conflict resolution/conflict transformation 
  • the history of nonviolent direct action
  • human rights and grassroots movements for social change
  • the relationship between spirituality and social action
  • the impacts of our daily choices in creating a better world

Xavier’s Peace and Justice Studies Minor is a fifteen hour interdisciplinary program compatible with any undergraduate major. Peace and Justice Studies draws on a wide range of academic subjects including history, political science, theology, literature, economics, social work, gender and diversity studies, the natural sciences, and others. The minor requires the Challenge of Peace seminar (THEO 345 /POLI 344 ) and four approved electives. No more than two of the electives can be in the same department. A 2.000 cumulative average must be attained in all courses for the minor.

15 credit hours


12 credit hours in approved electives


Notes:


  • No more than two of the electives can be in the same department.
  • A 2.000 cumulative average must be attained in all courses for the minor

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