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Communication and Conflict Resolution

Departments: Communication and Peace & Conflict Studies

Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
CM 130 Introduction to Human Communication 3 H CS
PACS 105 Introduction to Conflict Resolution 3 S
PACS 108 Mediation 1-3 S
PACS 205 Conflict Intervention 3 PACS 105 or PACS 108 or permission S CW
CM 230 Interpersonal Communication 3 CM 130 H CW, CS

Required Upper Level - Choose 3

Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
PACS 305 Gender & Conflict 3 SI CW
CM 340 Intercultural Commuication Communicating Diversity 3 CM 230 HI CW
CM 405 Studies in Communication* 3 CM 130, & CM 230 H CW, CS
CM 420A Studies in Rhetoric* 3 CM 132 or CM 133 H CW

Total Credits: 22-24

Skills - Choose 2

Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
CM 200 Art of Public Speaking 3 H CW, CS
CM 220 Group Presentation 3 CM 130 H CW, CS
EN 311 Professional New & Feature Writing 3 EN 110 H CW
EN 303 Poetry Writing 3 EN 110 H
EN 315 Technical Writing 3 EN 110 H CW

Methods - Choose 1

Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
CM 330 Media Analysis 3 CM 132 or CM 133 H CW
ND.SS 214 Statistics for Social Science 4 S QS
ND.SS 215 Social Science Research Methods 4 ND.SS 214 S

Synthesis - Choose 1

Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
CM 490 Communication Internship 2-9 Communication Core H
CM 495 Communication Internship Research 2-6 Communication Core H CW
PACS 490 Peace & International Internship 2-9 Permission I
PACS 495 Peace & International Internship Research 2-6 Permission I

Electives - Choose at least 2

Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
PACS 110 Introduction to Peace & Conflict Studies 4 I CW
PACS 300 Anthropology of War and Peace 3 AN 151 S CW
PACS 308 Nonviolence: Theory and Practice 3 Sophomore standing recommended HS CW
PACS 205 Conflict Intervention 3 PACS 105 or PACS 108 or permission S CW

Electives - Choose at least 2

Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills
PL 105 Introduction to Logic 3 H
PL 106 Introduction to Ethics 3 H CW
PL 115 Human Nature 3 H CW
SO 204 American Family 3 SO 101 or AN 151 S
SW 221 The Life Cycle 3 SO 101 or PY 101 S
SW 231 Social Problems & Social Welfare 3 SO 101 S
SO 242 Aging & Society 3 SO 101 or AN 151 S
SO 302 Social Deviance/Criminology 3 SO 101 or AN 151 S  
PY 202 Personality 3 PY 101 S
PY 310 Counseling Theories & Techniques 3 PY 101 S

Total Credit Hours = 46-75

*Course subtitles will change as different applied areas are examined.

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