Conflict StudiesMS-B1805Hamline University1536 Hewitt AvenueSaint Paul, MN 55104
Colleen BellCo-Program Director651firstname.lastname@example.org
Ken FoxCo-Program Director651email@example.com
Goals: This multi-disciplinary course introduces students to the major approaches to understanding conflict at the interpersonal, organizational, and socio-cultural levels.
Content: Students study how conflict is understood from a range of disciplinary perspectives and in a wide variety of settings so as to develop broad perspectives on the ways in which conflict can be analyzed.
Credits: 4 credits
Goals: To develop an understanding and appreciation for the range and implications of various forms of conflict response and intervention.
Content: Students will study a range of response strategies to conflict, including conflict escalation and de-escalation, coercion, persuasion, cooperation and reward, and will experiment with a variety of specific intervention techniques.
Prerequisite: CFST 1100 or permission of instructor.
Goals: To introduce students to basic concepts shared between conflict studies and social justice studies; to examine connections between social conflict and people’s movements for social change; and to study particular movements through these conceptual lenses.
Content: Students will learn to distinguish among interpersonal, organizational, and socio-cultural levels of conflict; be introduced to relevant social science frameworks; study the role of conflict in particular movements; and develop analyses of an aspect of that movement in which they are especially interested.
Credits: 4 credits
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