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Master of Arts Conflict Analysis & Dispute Resolution (MA CADR)
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Course Sequence

This course sequence assumes student is enrolled in program on a full-time basis.

Semester 1 – Fall Term

CADR 500 Introduction to CADR 3
CADR 510 Problem Solving, Negotiation and Conflict 3
CADR 530 Mediation Theory and Practice 3

Semester 2 – Spring Term

CADR 520 Structural and Systemic Conflict and DSD 3
CADR 540 Theories of Conflict and Conflict Resolution 3
CADR 550 Research Methods 3

Semester 3 – Fall Term

CADR 600 Group Processes and Complex Conflicts 3
CADR 610 Workshops, Training and Conflict Coaching 3
*CADR 620 Special Topics I 3
*CADR 640 Field Practicum I 3

*Students may choose between CADR 620: Special Topics I or they may elect to do a field practicum

Semester 4 – Spring Term

CADR 630 Studies in CADR 3
**CADR 640 Field Practicum I 3
**CADR 641 Field Practicum II 3
***CADR 650 Research Thesis Project 3
***CADR 651 Professional Development Project 3

**All students must take at least one semester of Field Practicum.  In semester 4, students who did not elect to take Field Practicum I in their third semester must take Field Practicum I; students wishing to have two semesters of field practicum and who took CADR 640: Field Practicum I in semester three will take CADR 641: Field Practicum II in semester four.

***In the forth semester students must choose to complete either a thesis or a professional development project in their selected area of specialization.  Theses and professional development projects will be approved and closely supervised by program faculty.

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