Apr 20, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PCST 393 - Peace Communication

(Same as SCC 393 .) This course will take students to a location to analyze the communication strategies of various organizations that pursue peace and social justice, situating this communication within the specific history and culture of the area. Emphasizing real world examples of peace communication practice, the course provides a chance to analyze these through the lens of research and theory from communication studies and peace studies. Students will meet with leaders from and observe a mixture of government agencies, non-profits, non-governmental and advocacy organizations, for-profit social enterprises, and/or international institutions. Students will be expected to attend classes and complete readings and/or written assignments prior to, during, and after departure. Focus of the course will vary depending on the instructors and the location of the program. May be repeated for credit. Fee: TBD. (Offered interterm, alternate years.) 3 credits