Bachelor's Degree in Peace and Conflict Studies in North America

Compare Bachelor Programs in Peace and Conflict Studies in North America 2017/2018

Peace and Conflict Studies

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In a peace and conflict studies program, students may learn about conflict resolution in international affairs, diplomacy theory, and intervention strategies. Learning opportunities may include simulation exercises to put peace and conflict theories into practice.

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Bachelor's in Peacebuilding & Development

Eastern Mennonite University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Harrisonburg Lancaster + 1 more

Join a campus where peace and justice are a big part of conversation across disciplines. Choose to major in peacebuilding and development and you’ll dig deep into the complexities of working for social change. Program professors have lived internationally and are committed to work for justice at home and around the world. [+]

Bachelors in Peace and Conflict Studies in North America 2017/2018. Peacebuilding and Development Major Join a campus where peace and justice are a big part of conversation across disciplines. Choose to major in peacebuilding and development and you’ll dig deep into the complexities of working for social change. Program professors have lived internationally and are committed to work for justice at home and around the world. EMU’s undergraduate major is uniquely enriched by the presence of the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding on campus which draws peace practitioners from around the world. A major in peacebuilding and development consists of 52-54 SH. The peacebuilding and development major prepares students for professional practice in the fields of peacebuilding and international and community development. It focuses on understanding and promoting constructive social change toward peace, justice, and well-being for people in situations affected by conflict, poverty, and inequality. The major has an emphasis on the development of practical skills through experiential learning grounded in extensive in-class simulations, on campus and local practice opportunities, and a practicum in the field. The required practicum is typically completed through the Washington Community Scholars’ Center in Washington, D.C., through the grant- supported International Peacebuilding and Development Practicum (IPDP), or through a local or student-initiated internship. It provides experience and opportunities for networking and skill development. This focus on practice is paired with rigorous interdisciplinary grounding in theories of violence, peace, and social change as well as investigation of theological, philosophical, economic, political, cultural, and ecological motivations... [-]

Bachelor of Conflict Transformation Studies

North Park University
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Chicago

While conflict among people is a constant in our world, how we can best approach it is an evolving science. The study of conflict transformation will teach you critical skills to enable you to respond to conflict at many levels in a productive way. Along with studying the history and context of global conflicts, you’ll enhance your ability to listen, learn to conduct research and analysis, and gain more self-awareness in an effort to pursue... [+]

Bachelor of Conflict Transformation Studies While conflict among people is a constant in our world, how we can best approach it is an evolving science. The study of conflict transformation will teach you critical skills to enable you to respond to conflict at many levels in a productive way. Along with studying the history and context of global conflicts, you’ll enhance your ability to listen, learn to conduct research and analysis, and gain more self-awareness in an effort to pursue creative, nonviolent approaches to help in conflict situations. This area of study will prepare you to work in community organizing, restorative justice, peacebuilding, violence reduction, environmental advocacy, law, criminal justice, psychotherapy, and more. Why North Park? Conflict transformation is a program that deeply and uniquely connects to North Park’s Christian, urban, and intercultural distinctives. As part of a community that values the perspectives of all faiths and cultures, you’ll develop an understanding of the interconnectedness of religion and conflict in order to be part of a global conversation. Taking advantage of our Chicago surroundings, you’ll gain real-world experience with relevant topics through coursework, an internship, and a capstone project. You’ll study closely with peers and professors who share a deep desire to change the world. Conflict transformation majors will be equipped to be advocates for change across a range of issues and around the world. Careers in Conflict Transformation North Park's conflict transformation major began as a certification program., with graduates who now serve around the world in the following... [-]