Peace Studies Minor

Minor in peace studies at George Fox, a top Christian college

George Fox’s peace studies minor is ideal for those who wish to implement peacemaking skills into their future endeavor – whether that be in the classroom, in business or in ministry.

As a student in this 21-credit-hour program, you will explore the moral, strategic and practical aspects of peacemaking at every level of human activity, from the interpersonal to the international. You will study the origins of conflicts, dynamics that sustain them, opportunities they offer, destruction they cause, and various approaches available for peacemaking.

Courses draw on a wide variety of disciplines – political science, history, economics, communications and religion – and include instruction in conflict resolution, war and conscience, the biblical basis for peacemaking, and international organizations/international law.

Request more information about the peace studies minor at George Fox University or schedule a visit to begin your education at Oregon's Christian university, ranked as one of the top Christian colleges in the nation by Forbes.

Why George Fox?

Christ-centered community

Our faith influences everything we do here, from the way our professors teach to the way we relate to one another and serve in the community.

Global opportunities

More than half of George Fox undergraduate students study abroad, ranking George Fox among the nation's leaders in study abroad participation (U.S. News & World Report).

Small classes

Our 14-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio means you'll get to know your professors on a personal level.

National recognition

George Fox University is a Christian university classified by U.S. News & World Report as a first-tier national university, and Forbes ranks George Fox among the highest Christian colleges in the country.