Degree Requirements

Certificate of Performance: Peace Studies*

Description

This certificate will provide students the tools to critically analyze issues related to peace, justice, and conflict.

Courses Required for the Major Units
PEAC 101, Introduction to Peace Studies 3
BIOL 101, Issues in Environmental Biology 4
ANTH 103, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3
PHIL 102B, Introduction To Philosophy: Values 3
PEAC 250, Field Experience In Peace Studies 1
ENGL 101, Reading and Composition or
ENGL 105, Composition and Literature
3
  Total: 17

*A Certificate of Performance is a departmental award that does not appear on the student’s transcript. All courses must be completed within the San Diego Community College District.

Associate of Arts: Peace Studies

This Associate Degree provides students the tools to critically analyze issues related to peace, justice, and conflict.

Courses Required for the MajorUnits
PEAC 101, Introduction to Peace Studies 3
PEAC 102, Nonviolence and Conflict Resolution 3
BIOL 101, Issues in Environmental Biology 4
PHIL 102B, Introduction To Philosophy: Values 3
ANTH 103, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology3
POLI 140, Contemporary International Politics3
PEAC 201, Environmental Sustainability, Justice and Ethics3
ENGL 208, Introduction to Literature 3
PEAC 250 Field Experience In Peace Studies 1-3
 Total: 26-28

The following groups are recommended electives and will not lead to an individual certificate or emphasis but may meet the required 60 units for the Associate Degree in Peace Studies.

Recommended electives for students interested in Gender Studies: Gender Studies 101, History 141, 142, Philosophy 125, 126 and English 237.

Recommended electives for students interested in a Cultural Perspective: Anthropology 210, 215, Black Studies 145A, 145B, Chicano Studies 141A, 141B, Geography 102, 104 and Communications Studies 180.

Recommended electives for students interested in a Historical Perspective: History 100, 101, 120.

Recommended electives for students interested in Philosophy and Ethics: Humanities 106, 202, Philosophy 107, 108.

Recommended electives for students interested in Environmental Science and Sustainability: Biology 180, Geographic Information Systems 104, 110, Sociology 223 and Futures Studies 101.

Recommended electives for students interested in English: English 205, 220, 221 and 245.