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Applied Conflict Management - B.A. Program Requirements

For semester-by-semester course sequencing for this program, view the 2010-2011 Roadmap.

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities;KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity and writing-intensive requirements.

Type Course Title Credits
  US 10097 Destination Kent State: First Year Experience 1
II.   MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (48 credits)  Courses count in major GPA 
Type Course Title Credits
KSS CACM 11001 Introduction to Conflict Management 3
    21002 Gender, Power and Conflict 3
    22020 International Conflict Resolution 3
    31003 Nonviolence: Theory and Practice 3
    31010 Conflict Theory 3
    35092 Internship in Conflict Management 3
    38080 Mediation: Theory and Training 3
WIC   41010 Reconciliation vs. Revenge* 3
WIC   42020 Qualitative Research in Conflict Management* 3
    Major Elective (minimum of 9 hours must be upper division)** 18
  Choose from the following: 3
  CACM 21010 Cross-Cultural Conflict Management (3)  
    32020 Strategic Planning (3)  
    33030 Conflict in the Workplace (3)  
    34040 Negotiation (3)  
    35050 Environmental Conflict Resolution (3)  
Type Title Credits
  Foreign Language 14-16
  Kent Core Additional (must be from two categories) 6
  Kent Core Basic Sciences (must include one laboratory) 9-10
  Kent Core Composition 6-8
  Kent Core Humanities and Fine Arts (minimum one course from each)
  Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning 3-5
  Kent Core Social Sciences (must be from two disciplines) 6
  General Electives (minimum 12 upper-division credit hours)
Number of credits required depends on meeting minimum 121 credit hours and minimum 42 upper-division credit hours

* A minimum C grade must be earning in either CACM 41010 or CACM 42020 in order to fulfill the writing-intensive requirement.

** Select from the following programs, chosen in consultation with a CACM advisor: Anthropology, Applied Conflict Management, Communication Studies, Geography, History, Human Development and Family Studies, Justice Studies, Management and Information Systems, Pan-African Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Public Relations, Sociology or Approved others. Credits from CACM 35092 Internship in Conflict Management may be used to fulfill major electives (prerequisite: two upper-division CACM courses and junior standing).

Minimum 24 credit hours in the major must be upper-division (30000 and 40000) level.