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The University Police Department is conducting a multi-agency training exercise with a simulator that portrays the sound of gunshots from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 25, in Biscayne Hall, part of FGCU’s South Village Residence Hall. Please avoid the area. This is not an emergency. If you have a concern, contact UPD dispatch at (239) 590-1900.

Peace and Social Justice Minor

Admission Requirements

  • Students must meet with a college advisor/student success counselor to declare a minor and review the course requirements.

Additional Graduation Requirements

  • A grade of C or higher is required in all courses for the minor.
  • A minimum of 12 credits of the minor must be completed at FGCU.
  • Students desiring certification of a minor and designation on their academic transcript must:
    • Note the minor on the Application for Graduation.
    • Contact a college advisor/student success counselor to certify completion of all course requirements for the declared minor as listed below.

Program Requirements

Required Courses in the Minor

Complete 6 credits from the following:
CPO 3303 Latin American Politics (3)
CPO 3403 Politics of the Middle East (3)
CPO 4774 The Politics of Extremism (3)
INR 4061 International Armed Conflicts (3)
INR 4075 International Human Rights (3)
INR 4303 U.S. Foreign Policy (3)
INR 4333 International Security (3)
POS 3691 Law, Politics, and Society (3)
POS 4152 Urban Politics and Problems (3)
POS 4604 Con Law - Civil Liberties (3)
POT 3075 Culture and Politics (3)
POT 3303 Ideology & Propaganda (3)
POT 4514 Theories of Political Violence (3)

Complete 9 credits from the following:
AML 3682 Intro to American Ethnic Lit (3)
AML 3685 Studies in American Ethnic Lit (3)
CCJ 3793 Ecology of Crime (3)
CCJ 4662 Crime, Race, and Racism (3)
CCJ 4663 Gender, Crime, and Justice (3)
CJL 4415 Law and Social Control (3)
LIT 4353 Ethnic Studies (3)
SYD 3774 Racism and Law Enforcement (3)

Catalog Year: 2024-2025

Total Semester Hours Required: 15 Hours

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