Requirements (18 hours):

  • PCS 220  Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies (3 hours)
  • PCS 650  Senior Seminar in Peace and Conflict Studies (3 hours)
  • Two core course from the list below (6 hours)
  • Two elective courses (6 hours)

Core and electives must be 300 level or higher.  Only 3 hours can be shared between the minor and any other minor or major.  Students may not count more than 9 hours of coursework from any single department other than HWC (PCS) towards completion of the minor.

Core Courses (choose two):

  • PCS 550   Classics of Peace Literature
  • REL 667    Religious Perspectives on War and Peace
  • REL 669    Human Conflict and Peace
  • SOC 650   Transnational Migration
  • HIST 314   Globalization, History and Theory
  • POLS 674  International Ethics
  • EVRN/GEOG 371 Environmental Geopolitics
  • ENGL 318 Literature of Social Justice

Elective Courses Choose two from list: Fall 2014 PCS Course List [PDF]

To declare the minor:

"Declaration of Minor Field of Study" forms are available in the Humanities & Western Civilization office, 308 Bailey Hall.

For information and advising appointments contact Marike Janzen, Peace and Conflict Studies Coordinator, 308 Bailey Hall,, (785) 864-3011

Upcoming Events
Humanities Program Recognition Ceremony, Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 4:00-5:30 PM, Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union

Registering Students: Please note that all Humanities courses have changed from HWC to HUM in the Course Catalog. 

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