Peace and Justice Minor - PLV

The PJS Minor is a 15-credit interdisciplinary minor, open to all students.

Requirements

Total Required Credits: 15

One Required Course: (3 credits)

PJS 101Introduction to Peace and Justice Studies

3 credits

This 3-credit hands-on, experiential course that introduces students to the field of Peace and Justice.  It is offered every spring semester on the Pleasantville campus.

Elective Courses: (12 credits)

These 12 credits can include either:

one 6-credit approved learning community course

6 credits

plus

two 3-credit courses from the list below

6 credits

OR

four 3-credit courses from the list of approved electives below

12 credits

Approved 6-credit Learning Communities:

INT 296Topics in Interdisciplinary

6 credits

INT 298IOn the Good Life: A Multidisciplinary Approach

6 credits

BIO 170Spaceship Earth: Issues of Sustainability

3 credits

and

HR 200Sustainable Development

3 credits

Approved Three-Credit Elective Courses

BIO 170Spaceship Earth: Issues of Sustainability

3 credits

COM 213Intercultural Communication

3 credits

ECO 266Economics of Gender, Race and Class

3 credits

ECO 296Topics in Economics

3 credits

ENV 111Environmental Studies: Economical, Ethical and Political Perspectives

3 credits

ENV 221Environmental Science: The Web of Life

3 credits

HIS 113The American Experience: Changing Roles of Women

HIS 131The Asian World: A Historical Survey

3 credits

HIS 216History of Human Rights

3 credits

HIS 271Culture and History of Black America

3 credits

LIT 211VThe Literature of War and Peace

3 credits

MGT 340International Management

3 credits

PHI 223Environmental Ethics

3 credits

PJS 203Nonviolence: Theory and Practice

3 credits

PJS 296ATopic: The UN as an Instrument of Peace

3 credits

PJS 296BTopics: Women Activists for Peace and Justice

3 credits

POL 110Leadership and Advocacy

3 credits

POL 114Introduction to International Relations

3 credits

POL 207Political Empowerment

3 credits

POL 214Revolution or Reform

3 credits

POL 256Middle East Politics through Film

3 credits

POL 296Resource Wars, Political Economics and the Search for Sustainability

3 credits

POL 303APolitics Workshop: International Organization

3 credits

OR

POL 303CPolitics Workshop: United Nations

3 credits

PSY 215Psychology of Cultural Diversity

3 credits

PSY 243Applied Social Psychology

3 credits

PSY 304Social Psychology

4 credits

PSY 332Group Relations and Interviewing Techniques

4 credits

RES 106Religions of the Globe

3 credits

SOC 209Ethnic and Racial Minorities

3 credits

SOC 222Gender and Social Change

3 credits

WS 215Introduction to Women's Studies

3 credits

WS 266Gender, Race and Class

3 credits

WS 270A Cultural History of Sexualities from Prehistory to the Present

3 credits

Note: Each semester new courses are approved and/or created that explore issues related to peace and justice. See coordinator of PJS on the Pleasantville Campus (914-773-3625) to confirm whether any such course you're interested in can count towards your PJS minor.

Total Credit Hours: 15

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