• Learning Outcomes

    With the knowledge students gain, they will be able to:

    • Describe the primary principles of Catholic Social Teaching and ethical perspectives on issues relating to the individual and society.
    • Identify the complex causes of collective violence, including genocide, terrorism, ethnic conflict, revolution, and interstate war.
    • Evaluate specific policy recommendations for improving conditions of social equality and social justice domestically and internationally.
    • Define components of negative peace including: diplomacy, negotiation, interactive problem-solving, disarmament and arms control, use of force, economic and social sanctions, peacekeeping, international organizations and world government.
    • Appraise components of positive peace including democratization, human rights, international law, sustainable development, economic well-being, ethical and religious commitments to non-violence, and societal reconciliation post conflict.

    With the skills student develop, they will be able to:

    • Design a self-care plan to help maintain personal well-being as a helping professional.
    • Design and implement a small scale social change project.
    • Evaluate strategies for addressing prejudice and discrimination on the individual, organizational and societal levels.
    • Communicate respectfully with persons of diverse ethnic groups and viewpoints.
    • Analyze philosophical and/or biblical perspectives related to peace and justice.
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