You'll join a close-knit group of students and faculty who are deeply engaged in service
to the community — and you'll prepare for a dynamic career in a diverse world.
Peace Studies at UND
Take on a real-world internships and get involved in service learning.
Scholarships available to students also pursuing a major, minor or certificate in
Prepare for service in the Peace Corps. There are also opportunities to Study Abroad.
Peace Studies Courses
LANG 380. Global Gateways. 3 Credits.
An introduction to the interdisciplinary nature of cultural practices and traditions around the world, this course will explore an understanding of culture as historical, literary, linguistic, visual, and performative. Through reading, writing, and discussion to foster advanced communication, students will be expected to engage and examine intercultural contexts and complexities. Repeatable when topics vary. Repeatable to 6.00 credits. F,S.
GEOG 250. Introduction to Geopolitics. 3 Credits.
As a branch of political geography, the study of Geopolitics is concerned with the spatial dynamics of power relations especially at the international level. From a geographic perspective, this course surveys changing relations among states and the influences of national and transnational actors and events. The course attempts to help students apply a broad range of theoretical perspectives to the analysis of global and regional issues and events, and develop insights into what is happening in the world today. From war and terrorism to economic globalization, human rights and sustainable development, this course will explore a myriad of important issues and challenges that face the world today. S.
POLS 320. Foreign Policies. 3 Credits.
Examination of the roles of major powers in the international system, with emphasis on the foreign policies of the United States and other major powers. S.
N&D 345. Community Nutrition. 3 Credits.
This course allows the student to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to plan programs and promote nutritional well-being to the public. Through readings, lectures and class discussions, students work in teams to select a community to assess, research it relative to interrelated health, social and economic concerns, and identify nutrition priorities that need to be addressed in that community. A graduated series of assignments culminates in a written program proposal and oral presentation to address the needs of the community. Students hone speaking and writing skills, and learn how to assess the work of others, to give helpful feedback, and to work effectively to complete group and individuals assignments. Prerequisites or Corequisites: N&D 325 and N&D 344. S.
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