2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 15, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Global Peace and Security Studies Minor

College of Sciences
School of Politics, Security, and International Affairs
Howard Phillips Hall (HPH), 302


College of Arts and Humanities
Department of History
Trevor Colbourn Hall (TCH), 319


Associate Lecturer: Dr. Paul Vasquez

Department Chair, Associate Professor: Dr. Peter Larson

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

  • Internship, Independent Study, and substitute courses/new courses are allowed at the minor advisor’s discretion and limited to a maximum of 3 credit hours.