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Global Peace Studies Discipline Courses Details

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GPS 315 : Introduction to Global Peace Studies

Prerequisites: One lower-division composition course and sophomore or higher standing, or consent of instructor.
Description: The field of peace studies and the integrative questions which must be answered to achieve a coherent perspective on world peace. National and international issues, the environment, philosophy, literature, arts, media, and education. (Cross listed with I R/PHIL 315. May not be repeated under alternate prefix.)
General Education:
  • Segment III Cluster - Global Peace, Human Rights, and Justice Studies
  • Segment III Cluster - Ethics for the Contemporary World
  • Cultural, Ethnic, or Social Diversity (CESD)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014

GPS 375 : Peace Law and Human Rights in the U.S.

Prerequisites: One lower-division composition course and sophomore or higher standing, or consent of instructor.
Description: Law of peace from the local to the international level; international treaties, covenants, statutes of Congress, legislatures, and city councils, criminal indictments, court affidavits, judges opinions, jury instructions, and relevant articles. This course is offered as GPS 375 and PHIL 375. Students may not repeat the course under an alternate prefix.
General Education:
  • Segment III Cluster - Global Peace, Human Rights, and Justice Studies
  • Segment III Cluster - Ethics for the Contemporary World
  • Cultural, Ethnic, or Social Diversity (CESD)
Units: 3
Latest Offering: Spring 2014
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