Student Development

Conflict Resolution

Conflict Resolution
Learn how to resolve conflict more effectively and build peace on the interpersonal, national, and international levels. Includes gospel perspectives and practical strategies and theories on negotiation and peace building, and explores conflict in politics, gender, and race.
 Hours2.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
Course Outcomes: 

Dispute Resolution Methods

Recognize the different dispute resolution methods and conflict styles most commonly practiced in society and their advantages and disadvantages.

Nature of Conflict

Describe the nature of conflict in human interactions and how way of being is more important than behavior in influencing relationships and determining outcomes of conflict.

Way of Being

Apply the concepts about way of being and how to make things go right in relationships through specific homework assignments.

LDS Concepts on Conflict Resolution

Describe the primary principles of conflict resolution taught by Christ and leaders of the LDS Church and how those principles strengthen our ability to have a responsive way of being.

Dialoguing Skills

Explain the difference between dialoguing and debating and apply the key skills for dialoguing.

Negotiation Strategies

Describe basic negotiation strategies and practice negotiating in role-play scenarios.