2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Mar 30, 2023  
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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FSA 250 - Foundations of Peace Education

Incorporates issues of social justice, inequality and perspectives on peace to explore the role of educational practices in the perpetuation and mitigation of threats of violence. Provides a framework for understanding the need for, obstacles to and implications of peaceful practices. Fulfills: GE 11. (3 cr. hr.)
Frequency code B = offered at least once per year

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Explain the concepts of fundamental peace studies, including positive and negative peace, types of direct violence and forms of indirect violence.
  2. Analyze social, cultural and individual factors that contribute to violence.
  3. Apply peace-building concepts, such as non-violent communication to interpersonal situations.
  4. Articulate an understanding of the ways prejudice and discrimination are a contributing factor to violence, as well as the ways in which peace-building can help ameliorate prejudice and discrimination.

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