Studying Peace and Social Justice at Regis

Regis University’s undergraduate certificate of completion in Peace and Social Justice offers essential groundwork and introductory practical tools for professionals involved in activities focusing on peace and social justice in local, national and world communities.
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Peace and Social Justice Undergraduate Certificate of Completion

Degree Overview

Available on-campus, the undergraduate certificate of completion in Peace and Social Justice provides students with foundational knowledge in social issues such as wealth and power, poverty and crime along with the necessary skills in persuasion, influence, motivation and negotiation so they can become successful advocates of peace and social justice on a global scale.

Total Credit Requirements: 18 credit hours (6 courses)

REQUIRED COURSES

Choose three courses from the following:

  • SO 435 Poverty, Race, Gender and Social Conflict (3 credit hours)
  • SO 472 Wealth and Power (3 credit hours)
  • HU 435E-W Voices of Humanity (3 credit hours)
  • CR 446 Perspectives on Terrorism (3 credit hours)

Choose three courses from the following:

  • COM 408/BA 411 Conflict Management (3 credit hours)
  • COM 420 Mediation (3 credit hours)
  • COM 437/BA 437 Persuasion, Influence and Motivation (3 credit hours)
  • COM 466 Negotiation (3 credit hours)
  • PL 482/EN 482 Elements of Successful Argument (3 credit hours)

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Program Requirements

Peace and Social Justice Certificate Requirements: 18 credit hours

Choose 3 classes (9 credit hours) from the following:
SO 435 Poverty, Race, Gender and Social Conflict
SO 472 Wealth and Power
HU 435E-W Voices of Humanity
CR 446 Perspectives on Terrorism
Choose 3 classes (9 credit hours) from the following:
COM 408/BA 411  Conflict Management 
COM 420  Mediation 
COM 437/BA 437  Persuasion, Influence and Motivation 
COM 466  Negotiation 
PL 482/EN 482  Elements of Successful Argument 

Please note that recent course requirement updates may not be reflected in the list above and you should contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates.

 

How to Apply

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Certificate Only Applicants Submit the Following:

  • Online application form
  • Pay the $50.00 application fee
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Possess transferable college credit from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Provide evidence of work experience
  • Additional admission requirements apply to international students who are non-U.S. citizens.
  • No official transcripts are necessary. The writing skills placement essay is not required.

Please note: You are limited to taking a maximum of 18 credit hours and you are NOT eligible for financial aid or veteran's benefits. If you decide to become degree-seeking you must meet all admission and degree requirements of the undergraduate program selected.

Please remember: Applications that are incomplete and/or missing information will NOT be processed.

Application deadline: The application deadline is one week prior to the start of the term. Applications received after the deadline will be moved to the next term.

Application Deadlines and Class Starts

Term Class Start Date Application Deadline
Fall 8W1 - 2014 August 25, 2014 August 18, 2014
Fall 5W1 - 2014 August 25, 2014 August 18, 2014
Fall 5W2 - 2014 September 29, 2014 September 22, 2014
Fall 8W2 - 2014 October 20, 2014 October 13, 2014
Fall 5W3 - 2014 November 3, 2014 October 27, 2014
Spring 8W1 - 2015 January 5, 2015 December 29, 2014

Tuition

2014-2015 Academic Year Tuition: Effective Fall 2014 - August 25, 2014

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Classroom $8,330 18 $460 $50

2013-2014 Academic Year Tuition: Through Summer 2014

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Classroom $7,880 18 $435 $50

Directed study costs $460 per credit hour.

Please note: Additional fees may apply to students. Please contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for information.