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Minor in Peace and Justice Studies

Marian University's minor in peace and justice studies integrates course curriculum, spiritual and personal reflection, and community involvement to promote peace and justice on campus, in the community, and around the world.
This academic minor will provide you with opportunities to explore and live the university's Franciscan values. It will also enable you to consider the essential contribution of faith as it informs action and scholarship toward peace and justice efforts locally and globally.

Requirements (18 credit hours)

A. Required Courses (6 credits)

POL 155: Introduction to Peace Studies
SOC 145: Introduction to Social Justice 

B. Electives (12 credits)

COM 20: Communication for International Communities
COM 221: The Art of Dialogue
COM 333: Conflict Management
COM 352: Identity and Popular Culture

ENV 170: Intro to Environmental Science
ENV 171: Lab

GST 200: Introduction to Gender Studies
GST 210: Introduction to Gender Theory 

PHL 215: Personal and Professional Ethics
PHL 240: Social and Political Philosophy

POL 353: Politics of Development
POL 359: Causes of War and Peace

SOC 265: Introduction to Social Work
SOC 270: Education and Social Inequality
SOC 305: Sex, Gender, and Sexuality
SOC 320: Race and Ethnic Relations
SOC 325: Social Class, Power, and Inequality
SOC 360: Social Justice in Action (Experiential)
SOC 370: Criminology
SOC 375: Social Movements

THL 321: Religious Perspectives on Social Issues
THL 322: Catholic Social Teaching

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