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  Nov 24, 2017
 
2017-2018 General Catalog

Peace and Conflict Studies, B.A.


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Major Requirements for Peace & Conflict Studies


Peace and Conflict Studies
www.peace.utah.edu
Languages and Communication Building 1400
801-581-7754

Minimum Degree Hours: 122
Minimum Major Hours: 34

Honors in Peace and Conflict Studies

Students seeking an HBA or HBS in Peace and Conflict Studies must complete:

Introductory Course


Offered Fall Semester

Themed Courses


Complete 15 credit hours (5 courses) in one of the following themes. Find the PCS Approved Course List at peace.utah.edu for courses which relate to each theme.  Students should not take more than 9 credit hours (3 courses) in any single department.   Students may also use two(2) upper division language courses (3060 or higher) as an elective for this component of the major.

  • Conflict Resolution (CR)
  • Social Justice (SJ)
  • Global Perspectives (GP)

Capstone Dialogue Course


Offered Spring Semester

Internship Requirement


Complete one(1) internship for 3 credit(s) hours.  Learn about the various internship options at peace.utah.edu.  Students may work with our Program Director to develop an internship by enrolling in PCS 3610.  Students must devise an internship with the Program Director prior to enrolling for PCS 3610.

Integrative Seminar


Offered in the Spring Semester

Sample 4-yr Degree Plan


Note: This is just a sample. Log into My Degree Dashboard (in CIS) and meet with your academic advisor to fit a program of study with your academic record.

First Year


Fall Semester


  • General Education - (WR2) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (QA) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (FF) 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree - 1st Semester Language 4 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours 2 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15

Spring Semester


  • General Education - (QB) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (AI) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (BF) 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree - (DV) 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree - 2nd Semester Language 4 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 16

Second Year


Fall Semester


  • General Education - (SF) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (BF) 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree - 3rd Semester Language 4 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours 5 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15

Spring Semester


  • General Education - (SF or AS) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (FF) 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree - 4th Semester Language 4 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours 5 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15

Third Year


Fall Semester


  • Bachelor Degree - (CW) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours - 9 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15

Spring Semester


  • PCS - Themed Courses 3 Credit(s)
  • PCS - Core 9 Credit(s)
  • Upper-Division General Elective Hours 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15

Fourth Year


Fall Semester


  • PCS - Themed Courses 6 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree - (IR) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours 3 Credit(s)
  • Upper-Division General Elective Hours 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15

Spring Semester


  • PCS 4800 - Integrative Seminar 1 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 16

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