Peace and Global Studies Major (B.A.)

Core Requirements 1
COR 100First Year Seminars: Transitions3
WRT 101Critical Writing3
PHL 110Introduction to Philosophy3
HST 110World Civilization I3
HST 111World Civilization II3
ENG 210Major Authors3
PHL 210Moral Philosophy3
Theology3
EAC Encountering Another Culture/Language6
ENG 310Literature and Culture3
Mathematics3
Social Science3
Natural Science3
IDS Interdisciplinary Studies3
Religion3
COR 400Senior Studies: Transformations3
VPA Visual & Performing Arts1
DIV Diversity0
Major Requirements
Capstone Course 23
Capstone Experience 33
Foreign Language 418
PGS 201Introduction to Peace & Global Studies3
Electives
Regional Specialization 512
Thematic Specialization12
Free Electives27
Total Credit Hours130
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Some Core requirements may be fulfilled by major requirements.

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Course designated by Peace and Global Studies Program

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Majors are required to spend at least one semester abroad in an officially recognized academic program. The director of peace and global studies may waive this requirement in special circumstances.

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Foreign Language: Students are required to take six credit hours beyond intermediate in one living foreign language and demonstrate at least an intermediate level of proficiency according to ACTFL oral proficiency guidelines.

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Supported regional specializations include Africa, Latin and South America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
First SemesterCredit Hour
COR 100 First Year Seminars: Transitions 3
WRT 101 Critical Writing 3
EAC Encountering Another Culture/Language 3
Regional Specialization 3
Natural Science 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
ENG/PHL 3
HST 110 World Civilization I 3
EAC Encountering Another Culture/Language 3
MTH 110 Introduction to Statistics I (no Computer Lab) 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Sophomore Year
First Semester
ENG/PHL 3
EAC Encountering Another Culture/Language 3
PGS 201 Introduction to Peace & Global Studies 3
Thematic Specialization 3
Free Elective/REL 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
ENG/PHL 3
EAC Encountering Another Culture/Language 3
Regional Specialization 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective/REL 3
 Credit Hours15
Junior Year
First Semester
ENG/PHL 3
EAC Encountering Another Culture/Language 3
Regional Specialization 3
Free Elective 3
Capstone Experience 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
HST 111 World Civilization II 3
EAC Encountering Another Culture/Language 3
Thematic Specialization 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Senior Year
First Semester
IDS Interdisciplinary Studies 3
Capstone Seminar 3
Thematic Specialization 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
Regional Specialization 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
COR 400 Senior Studies: Transformations 3
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours120

All peace and global studies majors are encouraged to study abroad during their junior year.