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

301
442
or
457

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

Alternative Dispute Resolution (3)

3


3

Group 1, Peace studies, 3 hours from   

CJC
GEOG
HIST

RELS 
SOC  

312
470
215
452
160
242

Victimology (3)
Political Geography (3)
Women in American History (3)
Women Modern European History (3)
Intro to Religion in Culture (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
428
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)
The Caribbean (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