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Peace & Reconciliation Studies

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Academic Program - Interdisciplinary Curriculum Minor

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Peace and Reconciliation Studies offers an 18 credit Interdisciplinary Curriculum (similar to a minor) with the following requirements.

1. Required Courses (12 credits):

PAX 201: Introduction to Peace Studies (Available live at U.Maine, online or live at the Hutchinson Center)
PAX 410: Theories in Peace Studies

2. Two other PAX courses from the following list:

Elective Courses (6 Credits):
In conversation with a Peace and Reconciliation Studies advisor, select two additional university courses to complete the 18-credit Interdisciplinary Curriculum, including additional PAX courses.

Students who wish to enroll in the Peace and Reconciliation Studies Interdisciplinary Curriculum should contact the Coordinator at the Peace and Reconciliation Studies office, 202 East Annex, email: or call 207-581-2609, for further information or assistance. Enrollment is open to all undergraduate students at the University of Maine and there are no admissions requirements beyond those of the college a student is entering.

Specialized Information
The following PAX courses satisfy certain General Education requirements:

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Contact Information

Peace & Reconciliation Studies
5725 East Annex, Rm 202
Orono, ME 04469
Phone: (207)581-2609 | Fax: (207)581-2640E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469