The mission of the Peace and Justice Studies Program is to help students gain the knowledge and skills necessary to become active, positive contributors to decisions, policies, and leadership in their communities and work places.
Peace and Justice Studies addresses themes of conflict resolution, nonviolent social change, human rights, social and environmental justice, and peacemaking efforts on the local, regional and global levels. A Peace and Justice Studies minor can fruitfully complement practically any major offered at Warren Wilson College.
The goals of the Peace and Justice Studies Program are the following:
See Programs of Study: Global Studies - Peace and Social Justice (section 184.108.40.206.3).
Grades: Students must pass each Peace and Justice Studies course with a grade of C or better for it to count toward fulfillment of the minor.
Total Credit Hours: Students must earn a minimum of 24 credits hours in Peace and Justice Studies and elective courses to fulfill the minor requirements.
Requirements: PAX 110 Introduction to Peace and Justice Studies and 20 additional credit hours that may be divided as follows: a minimum of 12 additional credit hours in PAX courses and up to 8 credit hours from elective courses listed below. A minimum of 8 credit hours of PAX courses must be at the 300-400 levels, exclusive of Independent Study credit hours.
Peace and Justice Studies Elective Courses: