Document Type

Graduate Syllabus


Spring 2015



Course Number

DIPL 6004

Course Description

This course examines theories and research concerning the nature and causes of conflict at both the domestic and international levels as well as practice for avoiding, preventing, managing or resolving such conflicts. Students will learn the basic concepts of conflict resolution and skills of diagnosing social conflict. We will focus on the practice of conflict resolution with emphasis on peacemaking and peacekeeping and the connection between conflict analysis and intervention. This course will include a blend of lectures, class discussions, individual and group exercises, and simulation role plays.