Feb 23, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024
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CAS 1425 - War, Peace and Security

The course examines the dynamics of war, peace and security from an interdisciplinary perspective. After forming a solid conceptual basis on theories of war and peace, students learn conflict resolution, negotiation, mediation and peacebuilding skills. The course prepares students for higher level courses on conflict, peace and violence.

Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code (students who entered prior to Fall 2021-22): 2SS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply cross-cultural conflict resolution methods and theories to specific cases.
  • Describe and assess the citizen’s role in an always evolving, interactive, world of individual rights and governmental responsibilities.
  • Describe and compare theories of war and peace from an interdisciplinary perspective.
  • Describe and evaluate different approaches to global security.
  • Identify concrete political participation strategies to constructively contribute to the community.

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