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Academic Program - Certificate in Peace and Reconciliation Studies

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Certificate in Peace and Reconciliation Studies

Required Courses: (6 credits)

  • PAX 201: Introduction to Peace Studies (available live at UMaine, online, and sometimes live at the Hutchinson Center)
  • PAX 410: Theories in Peace Studies

4 other PAX courses from the following list:

  • PAX 250: Peace and Pop Culture
  • PAX 260: Peace Patriots
  • PAX 350: Buddhism, Peace & Contemplative Traditions
  • PAX 351: This Sacred Earth; Ecology and SpiritualityPAX 370: Building Sustainable Communities
    (live course, check for availability and location)
  • PAX 451: Mediation: Premises, Practices & Policy
    (live course, check for availability and location. Certificate awarded upon successful completion of course.)
  • PAX 452: Advanced Study in Transformative Mediation
    (live course, check for availability and location. Certificate awarded upon successful completion of course.)
  • PAX 398: Topics in Peace Studies
    (varies each semester, sometimes live, sometimes online)
  • PAX 491: Forgiveness: Creating a Culture of Peace & Reconciliation (online)
  • PAX 495: Advanced Topics in Peace Studies
    (varies each semester)
  • PAX 498: Special Projects in Peace Studies
    (independent study; available upon request and consultation with the Director)

Please note that new courses are in development both on site and through distance technology; online courses in related areas are offered each semester and during the summer; a travel-study course in Peace Studies is often offered over Spring Break. This is a dynamic, engaged faculty, and we welcome your interest in this program!

FMI, please contact James Toner (jtoner@maine.edu)

 


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Peace & Reconciliation Studies
5725 East Annex, Rm 202
Orono, ME 04469
Phone: (207)581-2609 | Fax: (207)581-2640
E-mail: peace.studies@umit.maine.edu
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
207.581.1865