Academic Calendar - 2024

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2024

Social Justice and Peace Studies
King's University College



King's University College
at Western University Canada
266 Epworth Avenue


(519) 433-3491


Social Justice and Peace Studies is an interdisciplinary program that addresses students of all religious and political persuasions in a spirit of open and free dialogue. There is a mandatory community-based course that engages students in local issues of social justice and peace. After the first year, students are eligible to apply for international experiential learning courses. For placements lasting less than a month students may apply in 2nd, 3rd or 4th year, however, for placements lasting a month or longer, students may only apply in 2nd or 3rd year.

The following courses may be taken to complete requirements for the Social Justice and Peace Studies modules. Students may request permission to substitute other courses not on this list. These requests will be considered on a case by case basis. Students are advised to consult the Program Coordinator when planning their program.

Economics 2124A/B, Economics 2125A/B
English 1028F/G
GSWS 1020E, GSWS 2200E
History 3328F/G, History 3802F/G, History 4204F/G, History 4861F/G
Human Rights Studies 2900F/G, Human Rights Studies 2800E, Human Rights Studies 3900F/G, Human Rights Studies 4900F/G
Philosophy 2208E, Philosophy 2227F/G, Philosophy 2242F/G,, Philosophy 3885F/G
Political Science 3312F/G, Political Science 4439F/G, or the former Political Science 2235E, the former Political Science 3300E, the former Political Science 3309E, the former Political Science 3325E.
Psychology 3725F/G, Psychology 4303F/G, the former Psychology 3710F/G.
Religious Studies 3452F/G
Sociology 2145A/B, Sociology 2220A/B, Sociology 2256A/B, Sociology 2260A/B, Sociology 2266A/B, Sociology 2267A/B, Sociology 3305F/G, Sociology 3318F/G, Sociology 3339F/G, Sociology 3340F/G, Sociology 3341F/G, Sociology 3371F/G, the former Sociology 3377F/G
Any Social Justice and Peace Studies course at the 2000 level or above that is not being used to fulfill another module requirement.
Social Work 3344A/B
Thanatology 3322F/G