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Peace and Global Studies

Thematic Specializations

Human Rights & Democratization
Violence
Peace and Reconciliation 
International Relations
Cross-Cultural Encounters 


Regional Specializations

Sub-Saharan Africa
Latin and South America
Europe
Asia
The Middle East & North Africa 

Peace and global studies majors are well positioned to find careers in government service, non-governmental organizations or to pursue graduate studies and professional training in law, management and public policy.


Peace and Global Studies Major

Core Requirements (click here)

Hours

Major Requirements

 

Foreign Language

181

PGS 201

3

Capstone Course

32

Capstone Experience

33

Major Electives

 

Regional Specialization

124

Thematic Specialization

12

Free Electives

30

 1 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.

2  Course designated by Peace and Global Studies Program

3  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.

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

 

Double Major in Peace and Global Studies and Political Science

PSC 101

3

PGS 201

3

PSC 201

3

PSC 202

3

Electives - Regional*

9

Electives - Thematic*

9

PSC Electives (300 or higher)

6

Capstone Course

3

Capstone Experience**

3

Foreign Language

18

Statistics

4

Free Electives***

17

Social Science (fulfilled by major requirements)

 

 *Twelve of the 18 credit hours should be courses with PGS/PSC cross listing
**normally fulfilled by study abroad experience
***students are urged to fulfill the extra two credit hours through participation in service leaning courses.

 

Peace and Global Studies Minor

The minor in peace and global studies is open to all majors and those students interested in gaining a global perspective on issues of history, culture, politics and conflict resolution. Minors are required to attain an intermediate proficiency in one living foreign language and take both PGS 201 and a PGS capstone seminar. Minors must take four additional courses approved by the director of peace and global studies.

Supported thematic specializations include, but are not limited to, Human Rights and Democratization, Violence, International Relations, Cross-cultural Encounters and Peace and Reconciliation.

Peace and global studies majors will design an appropriate course of study with the director of peace and global studies.


Typical Program for Peace and Global Studies Majors

First Semester

Hours

Second Semester

Hours

 

Freshman Year

 

 

 

 

 

 

ENG/PHL

3

 

ENG/PHL

3

 

 

HST 103

3

 

HST 104

3

 

 

Foreign Language

3

 

Foreign Language

3

 

 

Regional Specialization

3

 

Thematic Specialization

3

 

 

Natural Science

3

 

Free Elective

3

 

 

AVS 101 (not applicable to transfer students)

1

 

 

 

 

 

Sophomore Year

 

 

 

 

 

 

ENG/PHL

3

 

ENG/PHL

3

 

 

Foreign Language

3

 

Foreign Language

3

 

 

PGS 201

3

 

Regional Specialization

3

 

 

Thematic Specialization

3

 

Free Elective

3

 

 

Free Elective/REL

3

 

Free Elective/REL

3

 

Junior Year

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

ENG/PHL

3

 

ENG/PHL

3

 

Foreign Language

3

 

Foreign Language

3

 

Regional Specialization

3

 

Thematic Specialization

3

 

Free Elective

3

 

Free Elective

3

 

Capstone Experience

3

 

Free Elective

3

Senior Year

 

 

 

 

 

Senior Seminar

3

 

Senior Seminar

3

 

Capstone Seminar

3

 

Regional Specialization

3

 

Thematic Specialization

3

 

Free Elective

3

 

Free Elective

3

 

Free Elective

3

 

Free Elective

3

 

Free Elective

3

                   

 

 


More Resources

For information about major requirements and course descriptions, please see the Le Moyne College catalog.

For information about the Core Curriculum, please visit the Core webpage.

For information about the Integral Honors program, please visit the Honors Program webpage.

For information about study abroad and internship opportunities, please visit the Career Advising and Development webpage.

For information about student research opportunities at Le Moyne and the annual Student Scholars Day, please visit the Student Research webpage.

For more information about academic advising and new student orientation, please visit the Office for Academic Advising and Support webpage.

For more information about academic calendars and registration procedures, please visit the Office of the Registrar webpage.

For information about the Division of Arts & Sciences, please visit the Arts and Sciences homepage.