Peace, Justice, and Conflict StudiesBachelor of Arts

Why study Peace, Justice, and Conflict Studies at Gustavus?

Peace, Justice, and Conflict Studies students study the problems of war, social oppression and violence, and the challenges of implementing nonviolent conflict resolution and social justice. You will engage in action-oriented pedagogies and models of experiential education and service-learning to work toward a just and peaceful world.

Course Examples

Every year, Gustavus faculty teach more than 1,800 courses - you'll be able to choose what interests you. Maybe one of these courses from Peace, Justice, and Conflict Studies will be on your class schedule.

  • S/A-235Social Inequality
  • PCS-299Coping with Conflict
  • PCS-221Conflict and Resolution
  • PCS-246Community Peacebuilding in Colombia

What can I do with a degree in Peace, Justice, and Conflict Studies?

The Peace, Justice, and Conflict Studies major is adaptable - and valuable - leading to many different fields and fulfilling careers. Here are a few popular paths, but a Gustavus degree can take you anywhere.

  • Grassroots Organizer
  • Mediator
  • Program Facilitator
  • Consultant
  • Campaign Manager
Average salary 5 years post graduation Post-Secondary Employment Outcomes Explorer from the U.S. Census Bureau
75%  Ultimately attended graduate or professional school
11:1  Student to Faculty Ratio
72  Majors
100%  of courses taught by faculty members

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