Peace and Justice Minor

Explore the dynamics of peaceful conflict resolution with a minor in Peace and Justice

The Peace and Justice minor challenges students to better understand the dynamics of peaceful conflict resolution at the interpersonal, local, national, and international levels, especially within the context of the Catholic tradition. The program is designed to make connections between genuine peace and a just social order, one marked by equality, liberty, dignity, security, civility, and sustainability.

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Student Experience

As a Loras student, you have the opportunity to enhance your educational experience by adding one or more minors. We encourage students to take advantage of opportunities to study abroad, engage in community outreach, explore internships and get involved in the many student and academic organizations available.

Curriculum

Students will complete the following requirements in order to achieve a minor in Peace and Justice.

Peace and Justice Minor Requirements

PEACE AND JUSTICE MINOR
Division of Philosophical, Religious, Theological, Social & Cultural Studies

Christoffer Lammer-Heindel, Ph.D., Chair

Requirements for minor in Peace and Justice:
Students should contact the program’s co-chairs for details and a list of approved electives.

Req Course Cr’s
1 Introduction to Peace and Justice 3
2 Peace and Justice Elective 3
3 Peace and Justice Elective 3
4 Peace and Justice Elective 3
5 Peace and Justice Elective 3
6 Peace and Justice Elective 3
7 Experiential learning component 1
19 total required credits

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Supporting Your Investment

Loras takes great pride in supporting your investment – both through providing an exceptional learning experience and in sharing the cost of your degree. 100% of Loras students receive financial aid. We have scholarships, grants and special awards for all students based on their achievements and financial need.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long will it take me to earn my Loras degree?

Most students earn their undergraduate degree in four years or less. If you have questions about transferring any previously earned credits or degrees, please see our Transfer Student Information.

How much is tuition?

At Loras College, financial access to education is one of our defining values. We are committed to helping all of our students make their degree affordable. We partner with every student and family to understand their unique financial needs ensuring 100% of Loras students receive financial aid. We offer Scholarships, grants and special awards for all students based on their achievements and financial need. Loras is consistently ranked as one of the best universities for return on investment.  View our Tuition and Fees page.

How do I apply for financial aid?

Submit your federal FAFSA, apply to Loras College and visit loras.edu/financial-aid for information, scholarship opportunities and much more.

Meet Our Professors

Christoffer Lammer-Heindel, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Chair, Division of Philosophical, Religious, Theological, Social, & Cultural Studies
563.588.7733 | Christoffer.Lammer-Heindel@loras.edu
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David Cochran, Ph.D.
Professor of Politics
Director of the Archbishop Kucera Center
Co-Director of Peace and Justice Minor
563.588.7262 | David.Cochran@loras.edu
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Stacia McDermott
Director Spiritual Life and Peace and Justice
563.588.7056 | anastacia.mcdermott@loras.edu
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