DR - Dispute Resolution

DR 6120 Human Diversity and Human Conflict Cr. 3

Relationship of human differences and conflict, and ways to nonviolently confront and work with them; differences as defined by ethnicity, race, gender, class, age, etc. Offered Winter.

DR 6992 Special Topics in Dispute Resolution Cr. 3

Dispute settlement in numerous contexts: business, family, legal system, community, education, church, and employment. History of dispute resolution; current trends as applied to topic areas. Offered Irregularly.

DR 7100 Roots of Social Conflict Cr. 3

Background and immediate causes of social conflict, from interpersonal to national to international settings, from ethnic to gender conflict; review of destructive and constructive aspects of conflict. Offered Fall.

DR 7210 Concepts and Processes of Dispute Resolution I: Negotiation Theory and Practice Cr. 3

Theoretical foundations of processes of negotiation and multi-party collaborative problem solving. Skill building simulation to integrate theory and practice. Offered Yearly.

Equivalent: MGT 7780

DR 7220 Concepts and Processes of Dispute Resolution II: Neutral Intervention Theory and Practice Cr. 3

Dispute resolution growth and methods; mediation, facilitation, conciliation, fact-finding, arbitration; hybrids; dispute resolution institutions and practitioners. Offered Winter.

Prerequisite: MGT 7780, with a minimum grade of C ; DR 7210, with a minimum grade of C

DR 7310 Practicum in Dispute Resolution Cr. 3

Training in facilitative mediation with opportunity to practice skills in a variety of settings. Offered Fall.

Prerequisite: DR 7210, with a minimum grade of C ; DR 7220, with a minimum grade of C

Equivalent: LEX 7660

DR 7890 Final Seminar in Dispute Resolution Cr. 3

Capstone seminar for Dispute Resolution program. Critical issues and assumptions in the practice and research spheres. Offered Winter.

DR 7990 Directed Study in Dispute Resolution Cr. 1-4

Advanced independent readings and writing under supervision of graduate faculty member, in areas of special interest. Offered Yearly.