2023-2024 CATALOG

The Academic Catalog is the official listing of courses, programs of study, academic policies and degree requirements for Loyola University Chicago. It is published every year in advance of the next academic year.

Peace Studies (PAX)

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PAX 201  Peace Studies Overview  (3 Credit Hours)  
A general introduction to peace studies as an area of inquiry. Students identify concrete social justice issues and their relevance to domains of societal, international and ecological spheres of violence and address literature on nonviolence or limited use of violence through a critical research paper and other course applications.
Interdisciplinary Option: Interreligious and Interfaith Studies, Peace Studies  
PAX 390  Directed Readings in Peace Studies  (3 Credit Hours)  
An independent program of reading and research developed in consultation with a supervising faculty member and the PAX director. It usually includes a review of the peace studies literature in the student's major field, with a final research project that integrates the student's major with peace studies.
Interdisciplinary Option: Peace Studies  
PAX 397  Special Topics in Peace Studies  (3 Credit Hours)  
Topics relating to peace and justice issues as taught on occasion at the upper level in other departments.
PAX 398  Practicum in Peace Studies  (3 Credit Hours)  
Pre-requisites: permission of PAX director  
Supervised field experience in a social justice- or peace-related program or project.
Interdisciplinary Option: Peace Studies