Conflict Resolution (Minor)

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The minor program in conflict resolution introduces students to theories and practices that will enable them to understand, address and transform conflict, while dealing with challenges both at the micro and the macro levels in individual and collective interactions.

Handling conflict productively is a great asset, and this minor enables you to understand and address the conflicts of our time in healthier ways.

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The minor program in conflict resolution introduces students to theories and practices that enable them to understand, address and transform conflict while dealing with challenges both at the micro and the macro levels in professional and cross-cultural contexts and in individual and collective interactions.

Having engaged with subject areas in communication, conflict and peace studies, students will be ready to pursue further education or careers in business, mediation, advocacy, education, government and law.

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Conflict Resolution (Minor)

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Program requirements

The minor in conflict resolution consists of 15 credit hours. A minimum of nine credit hours must be upper-division. A minimum of six credit hours of COM courses must must be taken through the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. All courses must be passed with a minimum grade of "C" (2.00).
Required Courses -- 15 credit hours
Depending on a student's undergraduate program of study, prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this minor.

Enrollment requirements

GPA Requirement: Two required courses in the minor have a minimum GPA of 2.00 (COM 310 and COM 312)

Incompatible Majors: BA in conflict resolution

Other Enrollment Requirements: None

Current ASU undergraduate students may pursue a minor and have it recognized on their ASU transcript at graduation. Students interested in pursuing a minor should consult their academic advisor to declare the minor and to ensure that an appropriate set of courses is taken. Minor requirements appear on the degree audit once the minor is added. Certain major and minor combinations may be deemed inappropriate by the college or department of either the major program or the minor. Courses taken for the minor may not count toward both the major and the minor. Students should contact their academic advisor for more information.

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