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Department of History

The Minor

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Peace, Justice, and Conflict Resolution Studies

The Peace, Justice, and Conflict Resolution Studies Minor at Winthrop University is an interdisciplinary program that seeks to provide students with the practical knowledge and the theoretical background to help build more peaceful societies. As such, this minor exposes students to war and peace, conflict and conflict resolution, violence and nonviolence. This minor exposes students to the root causes of conflict at the familial, community, local, state, national, and international levels and the social and political movements that have led to the transformation of those conflicts. This minor will challenge students to explore the peaceful settlement of disputes through a variety of disciplinary perspectives and pedagogical approaches.

Career

This minor complements many majors on campus and will help prepare students for graduate study in peace and conflict resolution studies, for work in the nonprofit sector and for occupations in which skills in mediation and conflict resolution are required.

Students interested in the Peace, Justice, and Conflict Resolution Studies minor should contact Dr. Ginger Williams at (803) 323-4680.

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