This minor will focus on interpersonal violence (i.e. violence taking place between individuals), the most common types including physical violence and sexual violence.
For whom is this minor?
This English minor programme seeks to attract students who have a keen interest in violence studies. The target audience consists of a broad range students enrolled and/or interested in security studies; social science fields including pedagogy, criminology, sociology, public administration, anthropology, urban studies and psychology; the medical field and public health, and also welcomes students enrolled in forensics and policing. Any foreknowledge of the issues discussed in the minor is not necessary, but students are expected to have some basic knowledge on social science approaches.