Global Peace & Justice Studies Requirements

Suggested Courses for the Concentration in Global Peace and Justice Studies
Multidisciplinary Core

Completion of 15 credits in either Humanities Core or Social and Behavioral Sciences Core:

Humanities Core

  • Art History
  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Literature’s in English I or II
  • Introduction to Catholic Theology
  • Music Appreciation or World Music

Social and Behavioral Sciences Core

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Introduction to Political Science or American Government
    History (100-200)
  • Sociological Theory
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
Multidisciplinary Focus

Select 18 credits from the following courses

  • Ecology
  • The Developing World
  • Ethics in the Corporate Environment
  • Living and Working Overseas
  • Philosophical Issues in Criminal Justice
  • Multicultural Perspectives in Psychology
  • Special Topics in English (e.g., Violence in the American novel, War and peace in literature)
  • Comparative World Religions
  • English – Magic & Empire Around the World
  • The Holocaust: History and Theology
  • Introduction to Environmental Science
  • Peace, Justice and Contemporary Social Issues
  • World Geography and Culture
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Global Issues in Health Care and Social Policy
  • Social Stratification and Inequality in the U.S.
  • Franciscan Philosophical Thought
  • Global Problems and Perceptions of Capitalism
  • Moral Philosophy
  • Social Change
  • History of Ancient Political Thought
  • Terrorism and Political Violence
  • History of Modern Political Thought
  • Social Movements
  • Islam and the West
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Business Ethics
  • International Relations

Senior United Nations Sequence – 6 credits
United Nations Seminar
United Nations Fellows Program

*Writing Emphasis (WE) Course

PLEASE NOTE: Course offerings are subject to change