SYG 2311 - Introduction to Conflict Studies

This course will explore the dynamics of conflict from a variety of frames. Students will be provided with valuable insight about conflict that will help lead to an understanding regarding the conflicts they are likely to face in life, at school or work, in society as well as those they observe in national headlines. An introduction to the dispute resolution practices of mediation, facilitation and negotiation will be conducted. The examination of how one's gender and cultural perspective may influence the approach and outcome of the conflict will be discussed. Current trends and issues within the field of conflict management and resolution will be reviewed. The course will engage students in the theory and application of addressing conflict management and resolution on an individual, interpersonal and international perspective. This course partially satisfies the writing requirement of S.B.E. 6A-10.030. Class Notes: Online class. Computer & Internet access required. Log in to Canvas as soon as the term begins to access your course: Students who do not log into their course by the end of add/drop may be withdrawn from the class. Simply logging in to an online class does not count as attendance. Students must engage in an academically related activity. Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: Eligibility to enroll in ENC 1101 OR test scores that indicate ENC 1101 eligibility OR completion of appropriate college developmental courses for ENC 1101 with grades of “C” or higher OR completion of EAP coursework for ENC 1101 eligibility with grades of “C” or higher.
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