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The Humanities Major requires a total of 30 credit hours. Students must take courses in at least three humanities and/or social science departments or programs with a maximum of 15 hours from one department 

Note: Sharing course work (credit hours) between any of the HUM major tracks and another major is restricted to 6 hours. All other courses taken towards the major must be approved by the HUM undergraduate coordinator. 

Peace and Conflict Studies Track

This track is designed to provide students with opportunities to study issues of violence and methods of peace-making from an interdisciplinary humanities perspective. 30 credit hours to include the following:

Required Introductory & Capstone Coursework Credits
HUM 110: Introduction to Humanities 3
PCS 120: Introduction to Peace & Conflict Studies 3
PCS 650: Senior Seminar in Peace & Conflict Studies 3
6 Hours of Upper Division PCS Courses (2 of 3)  
PCS 375: Refugee Experience: Stories of
Statelessness & Citizenship
PCS 550: Classics of Peace Literature 3
PCS 565: Literature of Human Rights 3
6 Hours of Interdisciplinary Core Courses - Examples  
ANTH 501: Anthropology of Violence 3
HIST 314: History of Globalization 3
HUM 505: Europe Today 3
EVRN/GEOG 371: Environmental Geopolitics 3
9 Hours of Courses from 1 of 3 Designated Areas:  
Area 1: Social, Economics, and Evironmental Justice
(Example courses, students are not limited to these classes)
HIST 314: History of Globalization  3
EVRN 336: Ethics, Ideas, and Nature 3
SOC 521: Wealth, Power, and Inequality 3
Area 2: Role of Nation-States and 
International Institutions & Norms
(Example courses, students are not limited to these classes)
HIST 334: The Great War: History of World War 1 3
POLS 678: Chinese Foreign Policy 3
POLS 689: Topics in International Relations: Human Rights 3
Area 3: Religious, Philosophical, and Cultural Norms
(Example courses, students are not limited to these classes)
ANTH 501: Anthropology of Violence 3
HUM 375: Understanding the European Migrant Crisis 3
WGSS 669: Women, Health, and Healing in Latin America 3

PCS Courses:

PCS Core and Elective Course List Fall 2022

Humanities Program Discontinued

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