The Peace, Justice and Conflict Studies minor is designed to help students engage in critical examination of the origins and root causes of violence, social injustice and conflict; and to foster dialogue about the efficacy of nonviolent approaches to social change and peace-building. Students may develop a specific concentration of study within the minor curriculum.
There is a total of 24 credit hours required for the minor.
- Two core courses from the following list:
- Two PAX 250 TOPICS ON PEACE, JUSTICE, AND CONFLICT STUDIES courses (2 credit hours each)
- One of the following:
- Four credit hours of electives taken from the elective list under Major Requirements, plus additional PAX courses listed for the Major.
- One course from the following list of PJC program-approved community-based service learning courses or internship courses:
Students majoring in Peace, Justice and Conflict Studies (B.A.) are restricted from earning this minor.