The PACS Certificate offers an individually tailored 18-credit hour program of study that provides undergraduate students with 1) skills to more constructively handle conflict in family, workplace, community, and international settings, 2) a better understanding of public policy controversies and international affairs, and 3) a foundation from which to pursue peace, conflict, and security related careers.
New Courses for 2022-23!
PACS 4000: Restorative Justice. This course explores the history and practice of restorative justice. Students also develop facilitation skills in restorative practices. Click to learn more!
PACS 4000: Mediation Skills. This course trains students in the fundementals of facilitative mediation. Click to learn more!
To earn the Certificate in Peace, Conflict, and Security, students must complete 18-credit hours in relevant courses. Students complete four required PACS courses and two outside electives, typically already completed for their major. To learn more about the requirements or to sign up, please visit our Requirements page.
PACS is excited to be affiliated with CU's International Affairs Program (IAFS). We work with IAFS staff and students to develop the complementary strengths of these programs, and to create new synergies for the study of local, regional, national and international conflict situations.