Peace Studies (PAX)

PAX 199, SPECIAL TOPICS, 1-16 Credits

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

PAX 201, STUDY OF PEACE AND THE CAUSES OF CONFLICT, 3 Credits

Examination of the causes of personal, social, and institutional conflict and peaceful, constructive means of dealing with conflict. The history and current status of peace movements within and outside governments; prospects for world peace. Case studies in peace and conflict. CROSSLISTED as PAX 201/REL 201. (H)

Attributes: LACH – Liberal Arts Humanities Core

Equivalent to: REL 201

PAX 301, *PEACE STRATEGIES, 4 Credits

Investigates the relationship between science, peace and justice on personal, community and global scales. Applies peace literacy skills to understand the historical foundations of complex issues today. Emphasis on how students can contribute to solving current scientific and social problems.

Attributes: CSST – Bacc Core, Synthesis, Science, Technology & Society

PAX 402, INDEPENDENT STUDY, 1-16 Credits

Individual basic and applied study projects on peace-related issues, designed in consultation with the Peace Studies Program director or a member of the Peace Studies faculty.

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

PAX 405, READING AND CONFERENCE, 1-16 Credits

Study supervised and directed by members of the Peace Studies Program committee or approved faculty, as arranged by the student and Peace Studies Program director.

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

PAX 407, SEMINAR, 1-16 Credits

Close examination of peace-related topics, including theory, method, research, and application. May be taken more than one time as topics vary.

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

PAX 410, PEACE STUDIES INTERNSHIP, 1-16 Credits

Directed, supervised, and evaluated field work, to supplement the student's classroom work, arranged one term in advance.

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

PAX 415, TOPICS IN PEACE STUDIES, 1-16 Credits

Selected topics relevant to the study of conflict, peace, and war. May be taken more than one time as topics vary.

Equivalent to: PAX 415H

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

PAX 415H, TOPICS IN PEACE STUDIES, 1-16 Credits

Selected topics relevant to the study of conflict, peace, and war. May be taken more than one time as topics vary.

Attributes: HNRS – Honors Course Designator

Equivalent to: PAX 415

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

PAX 481, SCIENCE, POLITICS, AND PEACE LITERACY, 4 Credits

Utilizes philosophical and historical tools to examine epistemic bubbles and echo chambers in relation to contentious science policy in times of heightened political polarization. Interactively prepares Peace Literacy comprehension and skill, in order to increase objectivity, communication, and connection in polarized science debates. CROSSLISTED as HSTS 481/PAX 481/PHL 481 and HSTS 581/PAX 581/PHL 581.

Equivalent to: HSTS 481, PHL 481

Recommended: PHL 251 or PHL 325

PAX 499, TOPICS IN PEACE STUDIES, 1-4 Credits

Examination of the work of a particular nonviolence theorist or of a specific problem; e.g., pacifism and humanitarian intervention, nonviolence and gender. Course may be repeated as appropriate. Not offered every year.

This course is repeatable for 8 credits.

PAX 502, INDEPENDENT STUDY, 1-16 Credits

Individual basic and applied study projects on peace-related issues, designed in consultation with the Peace Studies Program director or a member of the Peace Studies faculty.

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

PAX 505, READING AND CONFERENCE, 1-16 Credits

Study supervised and directed by members of the Peace Studies Program committee or approved faculty, as arranged by the student and Peace Studies Program director.

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

PAX 507, SEMINAR, 1-16 Credits

Close examination of peace-related topics, including theory, method, research, and application. May be taken more than one time as topics vary.

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

PAX 510, PEACE STUDIES INTERNSHIP, 1-16 Credits

Directed, supervised, and evaluated field work, to supplement the student's classroom work, arranged one term in advance.

This course is repeatable for 16 credits.

PAX 515, TOPICS IN PEACE STUDIES, 1-16 Credits

Selected topics relevant to the study of conflict, peace, and war. May be taken more than one time as topics vary.

PAX 581, SCIENCE, POLITICS, AND PEACE LITERACY, 4 Credits

Utilizes philosophical and historical tools to examine epistemic bubbles and echo chambers in relation to contentious science policy in times of heightened political polarization. Interactively prepares Peace Literacy comprehension and skill, in order to increase objectivity, communication, and connection in polarized science debates. CROSSLISTED as HSTS 481/PAX 481/PHL 481 and HSTS 581/PAX 581/PHL 581.

Equivalent to: HSTS 581, PHL 581

PAX 599, TOPICS IN PEACE STUDIES, 1-4 Credits

Examination of the work of a particular nonviolence theorist or of a specific problem; e.g., pacifism and humanitarian intervention, nonviolence and gender. Course may be repeated as appropriate. Not offered every year.

This course is repeatable for 8 credits.