Explores basic negotiation and problem-solving theory and practice from basic two-party, one-issue disputes to more complex cases requiring additional intervention skills. Familiarizes students with the negotiation process, provides experience with conflict analysis and assessment; examines issues of effective data gathering, identification of stakeholders, and getting people to the negotiation table; and reviews the process of assessment as it relates to selecting appropriate conflict resolution practices. Three hours per week.
GRP PROCESS & COMPLX CONFL
Explores the complexities of large group interventions including organizational, intergroup and international work. Topics include large group consensus processes, multi-party arbitration, negotiated rulemaking, external dynamics, engaging multiple levels of government and community, working internationally, and dealing with the media. Prerequisites: CADR 500 and CADR 510. Three hours per week.
INTL CONFLICT & RESOLUTION
Focuses on the variety of root sources of conflict between nation states. Underscores the early detection and successful prevention of large-scale acts of aggression and violence between nation states. Case studies will be employed to understand and explain these international disputes. Some key players in these conflicts will serve as resource persons for class. Three hours per week with enhancement.
STUDIES IN CON ANLYS & DIS RES
Selected areas of study within varied subfields of conflict analysis and dispute resolution. Course may be taken three times under different subtitles. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
A seminar that helps execute a professional development project. Opportunities for peer review and establishing incremental goals are available in this course. Students wishing to execute a professional development project must make this known in their first year of study and must complete and publicly present their project prior to the end of their final semester. Prerequisite: CADR 610 and permission of instructor. Three hours per week.