Peace and Justice Studies Courses
Click below to see courses that qualify for credit in Peace and Justice Studies. Students are required to take a minimum of one class from each of the sections I - III, as well as the foundational course. The most up to date course descriptions can be located on the LMU Bulletin.
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PJST 1000 – Introduction to Peace and Justice Studies
This course introduces students to the study of peace and justice, drawing on theories and practices from interdisciplinary perspectives. It aims to cover the development of the academic discipline of peace and justice studies as well as the histories and ethical dilemmas of non-violent social action and civil disobedience. Required for all minors.
AFAM 4642 Sex, Race, and Violence HIST 2300 Red, White and Black HIST
Conflict and Genocide in Africa HIST 4273 Nazi Germany (EL) HIST
American Reform Movements HIST 4540 The Palestinian/Israel Conflict HIST 4620 South Africa JWST 4350 The History and Psychology of the Holocaust and Genocide POLS 3650 US Foreign Policy POLS 3440 Politics of the Middle East POLS 3410 Politics of Africa POLS 3620 International Security POLS 3630 Peace and Reconciliation CMST 3430 Culture, Crime and Punishment
POLS 3350 Elderly and the Law POLS 5720 Comparative Human Rights POLS
Women and the Law POLS 3230 Courts, Laws and Society POLS
Urban Politics EVST 3998 SS: Women & Environmental Justice WGST 1000 Gender and Social Movements WGST 3200 Women & Environmental Justice WGST 2000 Women in Global Communities (EL) JWST 4370 Nazi Germany and Questions of Conscience SOCL 3250 Health and Social Justice SOCL 3341 Politics, Faith, and Civic Engagement (EL) SOCL 3290 Social Inequalities (EL) SOCL 4100 Criminal Justice (EL) SOCL 4103 Social Psychology and the Law (EL) SOCL 3390 Work and Economic Justice (EL) PSYC 4033 Community Psychology PSYC 3019 African and Black Psychology PSYC 3998 Liberation Psychologies POLS 3320 Social Movements THST 3752 Contemplatives in Action: Psychology, Spirituality, and Liberation (EL) CATH 3752 Contemplatives in Action: Psychology, Spirituality, and Liberation (EL) CATH 4998 SS: Pacifism & Peace Movements
POLS 5710 International Affairs and Social Justice (EL) POLS 3010 Classical and Christian Political Theory POLS
Punishment and Mercy THST 3560 Punishment and Mercy THST
Ethics and Justice in Dante's Inferno THST 3286 Religion and (Non) Violence THST 3563 Love and Justice THST 3998 SS: Prisons and People (EL) THST 3260 Thinking Well, Doing Right CATH 3563 Love and Justice PHIL 3100 The Good Life PHIL 3110 Environmental Ethics PHIL 3112 Environmental Virtue Ethics PHIL 3160 Political Philosophy PHIL 3165 Philosophy of Law PHIL 3998 SS: Philosophy from the Periphery