PAX: Peace Studies

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PAX 1000. INTRODUCTION TO PEACE STUDIES.

330

INTRODUCTION TO PEACE STUDIES This elective course is a study of peace in its philosophical, religious, literary, historical and other cultural contexts. Investigation into the causes of violence on the global and personal levels. Emphasis on the interdisciplinary study of peace and the peace movement in historical and contemporary views. Application of conflict resolution, non-violence, and other practices necessary to become more powerful and peaceful members of our world.

PAX 1500. CONFLICT TRANSFORMATION: PATHS TO PEACE.

330

CONFLICT TRANSFORMATION: PATHS TO PEACE The course will explore different approaches to conflict and the many reasons why conflict between individuals, groups and states arise and often tum violent. The course is designed to develop a more complex understanding of conflict; it's hazards and potentials, while supporting the development of intrapersonal and interpersonal relational skills as they apply to conflict transformation.