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  Nov 21, 2017
 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Peace and Reconciliation Studies


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Peace and Reconciliation Studies

The University of Maine Peace and Reconciliation Studies Program focuses on education for peace, justice, human rights, nonviolence, tolerance, global understanding, interdependence and mutuality, and environmental responsibility. Through its academic studies and various educational, research, and outreach programs, Peace and Reconciliation Studies infuses concerns for peace and the practice of transformative conflict resolution into the University of Maine campus and community. The Peace and Reconciliation Studies Program joins with the people of Maine in creating cultures of peace in our state, nation and world. For more information see our website.

Peace and Reconciliation Studies Minor
The Peace and Reconciliation Studies minor requires a minimum of 18 credits of study: 12 credits of required PAX courses and 6 credits (or more) of PAX electives. Required courses include PAX 201, Introduction to Peace and Reconciliation Studies (which satisfies the general education requirement in the Social Contexts and Institutions, and Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives categories), PAX 410 - Theories in Peace Studies and two PAX courses chosen from PAX offerings each semester. Also available is Special Projects in Peace and Reconciliation Studies (PAX 498), which offers advanced individual study, research, and written projects in Peace and Reconciliation Studies and related areas. This course is conducted under the guidance of a faculty member associated with the Peace and Reconciliation Studies Program. Students who wish to enroll in the Peace and Reconciliation Studies minor should visit the Peace and Reconciliation Studies office, 120 Chadbourne Hall, (207) 581-2609, for assistance or further information. Enrollment is open to all undergraduate students at the University of Maine and there are no admissions requirements beyond those of the college a student is entering.

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