2023-2024 Catalog 
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2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Peace and Justice Studies Minor

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The Peace and Justice Studies program enables students to examine impediments to peace and justice-such as militarism, repression, violence, racism, sexism, underdevelopment and environmental decay-as well as study ideas, strategies, social movements, and theological and philosophical approaches that seek to build a just and peaceful society.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completing the Peace & Justice Studies minor, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate general knowledge of conditions that lead to war and injustice as well as opportunities to work toward peace and justice
  • Describe and critically assess scholarship on peace and justice
  • Identify connections between (in)justices in the world ‘out there’ and their own lives

Minor Requirements (20 units)

The minor requires completion of five courses, including an internship/fieldwork course. These may be double-counted and triple-counted for major and core requirements.

Electives (12 units - 3 courses)

Choose one course (4 units) in three of the following four categories:

Internship Courses (4 units)

Any PJS-related USF Service Learning (SL) class (approval required)

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