HSPB500: Foundations of Human Security and Peacebuilding

Course at a glance

Next Start Date

January 10, 2022

Subject Level


Course Description

Focuses on the intellectual foundations of the field through an interdisciplinary examination of the challenges of human security. Approaches the study of human security from the perspectives of economic security, food security, health security, environmental security, personal security, community security, and political security. Employs broad concept of peacebuilding to designate social transformation that offers greater hope of long-term, sustainable peace. Seeks to illuminate basic theories and concepts through regular reference to concrete cases.

Course Credits

  • 3.00

General Studies Offerings

General studies courses may be eligible for internal transfer credit into their related programs.

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
January 10, 2022 March 13, 2022 TBD Online
January 9, 2023 March 12, 2023 TBD Online