PJHR Elective Courses:
PJHR 110 – Peace, Justice, and Human Rights Advocacy Practicum (One to three credit hours). Prerequisite: Approval of instructor. Students work with a PJHR faculty member to identify an advocacy project on campus that will require at least 3-5 hours per week for one semester to develop. The project will engage the campus community in a peace, justice, or human rights issue through presentation of educational seminars, workshops, speakers, activities, legislative advocacy, etc. The student is expected to present a depth of knowledge in the proposal that will facilitate successful completion of the project. Projects require a written proposal to the program director by the end of the second week of the semester to be given credit in that semester.
PJHR 201 Global Justice and Service (1 credit hour) – This course is designed to make students more aware of social issues threatening the local and global community. Representatives of the multiple NGO’s in the Cleveland area will present an overview of their organization, their organizations role in addressing social concerns, and how individuals may become more involved. A service learning component is required.