Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2011

Peace Studies

PES 110     Introduction to the Study of Peace & War  3

Introduction to the study of peace and war from an interdisciplinary perspective, focusing on problems of just war theory, pacifism, types of wars, and the nature of peace movements, with reference to conflicts today and in the past. Fall. Study Area II


PES 111     War & Peace through Films     3

Prereq.:  PES 110 (may be taken concurrently) or permission of instructor. Films illustrative of issues and dilemmas of war and peace; followed by in-class discussion. Fall. Study Area II


PES 202     Peace Psychology  3

Cross listed with PSY 202. See PSY 202 for a detailed description. No credit given to students with credit for PSY 202. Irregular.

PES 210     Topics in Peace Studies 1 TO 3

Topics vary. May be repeated with different topics for credit up to a maximum of 6 credits. On demand.

PES 310     Internship in Peace Studies   1 TO 6

Prereq.:  Minor in Peace Studies or permission of instructor. Placement of student with an organization that addresses issues of war and peace or related topics of social justice. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. On demand.


PES 345     Philosophy of War and Peace   3

Cross listed with PHIL 346. No credit given to students with credit for PHIL 346. See PHIL 345 for detailed description. [I]


PES 410     Research in Peace Studies     3

Prereq.:  Open to Peace Studies minors only. Directed research project in Peace Studies. Spring.

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