2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Nov 12, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Global Peace and Security Studies Minor

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College of Sciences
Department of Political Science,
Phillips Hall, Room: 302
Department of History, Colbourn Hall, Room: 551

Dr. P. Vasquez, 407-823-2608
Dr. J. Sacher, 407-823-2225

In the face of some of the most complicated international peace and security challenges and opportunities that the global community has ever encountered, the ability to understand the factors that contribute to conflict and conflict resolution is vitally important. Students who complete this minor will gain experience in the history of war and society, U.S. and international security policy, and causes of war.

Admission Requirements

  • None

Minor Requirements

  • A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required in all courses used to satisfy the minor
  • At least 15 hours used in the minor must be earned at UCF within participating departments

Prerequisite Courses

  • Students must satisfy each course’s prerequisite before enrolling in the class

Required Courses (6 Credit Hours)

Restricted Electives (12 Credit Hours)

Course substitutions are subject to prior approval by the Minor director. 

Foreign Language Requirements

  • None

Total Undergraduate Credit Hours Required: 18

Other Requirements

  • No credit by exam (TSD, Military credit) may be used.
  • Internship, Independent Study, and substitute courses/new courses are allowed at the director’s discretion limited to a maximum of 3 credit hours.

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