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  Sep 21, 2017
 
 
    
Fitchburg State University 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Peace Studies Minor


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Chairperson
Coordinator
Eric Budd Eric Budd

 

Objectives for the Program in Peace Studies

Peace Studies is an interdisciplinary minor that guides students towards an understanding of how and why conflicts originate and the multiple ways that conflicts may be successfully managed. The minor introduces students to the background and skills they will need to lead their national and international contemporaries toward a more peaceful world. After completing the minor, students will be better able to recognize the factors that lead to conflict, appreciate different historical, political, ethical and religious perspectives, and draw on a repertoire of techniques for achieving and sustaining peaceful coexistence.

Requirements for the Minor in Peace Studies


The Peace Studies minor requires 18 semester hours and the following:

Additional Requirements


At least four courses from the Origins of Conflict and Visions of Peace categories with a minimum of one course in each of these categories:

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