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2022-2023 Catalog
Hope College
    Sep 28, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Peace and Justice

The Peace and Justice Studies Minor prepares students to assume their roles as global citizens and leaders through the development of knowledge and strategies for engaging a global society and promoting a peaceful and just world.

About the Program

The minor takes an interdisciplinary approach to understanding peace theory, application and strategy. It introduces students to the academic study of the religious, historical, political, environmental, sociological, cultural and economic causes of conflict, as well as the psychological, philosophical, religious and communication processes of building peace and justice.

Graduates will be positioned to pursue post-graduate work with:

  • The Peace Corps
  • Non-Government Organizations (NGO’s)
  • Religions Organizations
  • International Agencies and Corporations
  • Political Organizations
  • Environmental Groups
  • Economic and Development Organizations
  • Peace and Justice Foundations