Undergraduate Course Catalog

Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution

The interdisciplinary peace studies and conflict resolution minor addresses the sources of oppression and violence and the challenges of promoting cooperative and peaceful relationships and social justice on international, national, domestic, and personal levels. It examines proposals that introduce more equitable and nonviolent methods to transform unjust, violent or oppressive situations. It also teaches strategies such as mediation and conflict resolution to promote redress of grievances.

For more information, contact the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies by phone 765-285-1622, e-mail peacecenter@bsu.edu, or online at www.bsu.edu/peacecenter


MINOR IN PEACE STUDIES AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION, 18 hours

PREFIX

NO

SHORT TITLE 

CR HRS  

ID
COMM

POLS

GEOG

301
442
or
457
or
270

Intro Peace Stdies/Conf Res
Communication and Conflict (3)

Alternative Dispute Resolution (3)

Geography of International Conflict (3)

3




3

Group 1, Peace studies, 3 hours from:  

CJC
GEOG
HIST

RELS


SOC 

312
470
215
452
160
280
380
242

Victimology (3)
Political Geography (3)
Women in American History (3)
Women Modern European History (3)
Intro to Religion in Culture (3)
Topics in Religions in American (3)
Religion and Ethics (3)
Social Problems (3)

 3

Group 2, Conflict management, 3 hours from:  

JOUR
NREM
PHIL
POLS

SOCW
 

101
101
230
293
392
400
410 

Media and American Society (3)
Environment and Society (3)
Environmental Ethics (3)
International Relations (3)
U N & International Org (3)
Social Work Practice 3 (3)
Social Work Practice 4 (3)

3

Group 3, Multiculturalism, 3 hours from:

ANTH
COMM
CPSY
EDMU

ENG
HIST


POLS

311
290
470
205
206
491
210
371
373
281
475

Ethnicity and Race (3)
Intercultural Communication (3)
Cross-Cult Counseling (3)
Intro to Multicul Ed (3)
Adv Ethnic/Multicul Grp Beh (3)
Lit of African American Trad (3)
Black History in the US (3)
Tradition & Change Modern Asia (3)
History of the Middle East (3)
Econ/Pol Prob of Emerg Ntns (3)
Minority Group Politics (3)

3

3 additional hours from groups 1, 2 or 3; or ID 399 Independent Study in Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution (3 hours), ID 401 Internship in Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution (3 hours), or a 3 credit course from outside the curriculum with approval from director of Center for Peace and Conflict Studies. 

3





18 hrs