Nonviolence and Peace Studies Minor

A minor in nonviolence and peace studies (18 credits) includes NVP 200, a one-credit colloquium course on Nonviolence and Peace Studies; a nonviolence training experience such as one of the two-day workshops offered by URI’s Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies (or training offered by the American Friends Service Committee, Fellowship of Reconciliation, or similar organization), combined with three credits of directed reading/independent study focused on the history, theory, and application of nonviolence; a minimum of one of the recommended three-credit courses in individual/interpersonal peace processes; a minimum of one of the recommended three-credit courses in societal/global peace processes; and the remaining credits from a selected list of courses related to the minor.