Major Requirements | School of Peace & Conflict Studies | Kent State University

(Your catalog year is usually the catalog in force during your first semester at KSU. Your College Office, the Registrar's Office, or the CACM secretary can tell you under what catalog year you fall.)


 
IF YOUR CATALOG YEAR IS FALL 2017

CORE REQUIREMENTS

CACM 11001   Introduction to Conflict Management (3)
CACM 31002   Gender, Power and Conflict (3) 
CACM 31003    Nonviolence: Theory and Practice (3)
CACM 31010    Conflict Theory (3)
CACM 32030    International Conflict Resolution (3)
CACM 35092    Internship in Conflict Management (3)*
CACM 41010    Reconciliation vs. Revenge (3)**
CACM 48080    Mediation: Theory and Training (3 ) 

CHOOSE THREE OF THE FOLLOWING:

CACM 30000    May 4 and Its Aftermath (3)
CACM 32020    Strategic Planning (3)
CACM 32040    Cross‑Cultural Conflict Management (3)
CACM 33030    Conflict in the Workplace (3)
CACM 34010    Career Pathways in Conflict Mgmt (3)
CACM 34040    Negotiation (3)
CACM 35050    Environmental Conflict Resolution (3)
CACM 35095    Special Topics in Conflict Mgmt (3)
CACM 42020    Qualitative Research in Conflict Mgmt (3)**
CACM 49091    Var. Title Seminar in Conflict Mgmt (1-3)

*   May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credit hours, but no more than 3 credit hours may count toward the major.
**   A minimum C grade must be earned in either CACM 41010 or CACM 42020 in order to fulfill the writing- intensive requirement.

 Minimum cumulative 2.00 GPA required.

NOTE:

If an Applied Conflict Management major takes part in the 15-credit Political Science Washington Program in National Issues or the 15-credit Political Science Columbus Program in Intergovernmental Issues, the student may substitute three of those POL credits for the required CACM 35092 - Internship in Conflict Management, and they may substitute six of those POL credits for any two of the CACM courses listed as CACM electives and from which each major must choose two. As for the remaining six credits from the Washington Program or the Columbus Program, they may be used to fulfill university or college upper division electives and/or course substitutions for required CACM courses.  Course substitutions will be considered on a case-by-case basis in consultation with a CACM faculty advisor.

 

IF YOUR CATALOG YEAR IS FALL 2015 or fall 2016

CORE REQUIREMENTS

CACM 11001, Introduction to Conflict Management (3)
CACM 21002, Gender, Power and Conflict (3)
CACM 22020, International Conflict Resolution (3)
CACM 31003, Nonviolence: Theory and Practice (3)
CACM 31010, Conflict Theory (3)
CACM 35092, Internship in Conflict Management (3)*
CACM 38080, Mediation: Theory and Training (3)
CACM 41004, Capstone in Applied Conflict Management (3)
CACM 41010, Reconciliation vs. Revenge (3)**

CHOOSE TWO OF THE FOLLOWING

CACM 21010, Cross-Cultural Conflict Management (3)
CACM 30000, May 4 and Its Aftermath (3)
CACM 32020, Strategic Planning (3)
CACM 33030, Conflict in the Workplace (3)
CACM 34040, Negotiation (3)
CACM 35050, Environmental Conflict Resolution (3)
CACM 35095, Special Topics in Conflict Mgmt (3)
CACM 42020, Qualitative Research in Conflict Management (3)**
CACM 49091, Var. Title Seminar in Conflict Mgmt (1-3)

* May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credit hours, but no more than 3 credit hours may count toward the major.

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

Total hours for the major: 33 hrs.  Minimum cumulative 2.00 GPA required.

NOTE:  

If an Applied Conflict Management major takes part in the 15-credit Political Science Washington Program in National Issues or the 15-credit Political Science Columbus Program in Intergovernmental Issues, the student may substitute three of those POL credits for the required CACM 35092 - Internship in Conflict Management, and they may substitute six of those POL credits for any two of the CACM courses listed as CACM electives and from which each major must choose two. As for the remaining six credits from the Washington Program or the Columbus Program, they may be used to fulfill university or college upper division electives and/or course substitutions for required CACM courses.  Course substitutions will be considered on a case-by-case basis in consultation with a CACM faculty advisor.

 

IF YOUR CATALOG YEAR IS FALL 2014

Core Requirements

CACM 11001, Introduction to Conflict Management (3)
CACM 21002, Gender, Power and Conflict (3)
CACM 22020, International Conflict Resolution (3)
CACM 31003, Nonviolence: Theory and Practice (3)
CACM 31010, Conflict Theory (3)
CACM 35092, Internship in Conflict Management (3)*
CACM 38080, Mediation: Theory and Training (3)
CACM 41004, Capstone in Applied Conflict Management (3)
CACM 41010, Reconciliation vs. Revenge (3)

Choose two of the following

CACM 21010, Cross-Cultural Conflict Management (3)
CACM 30000, May 4 and Its Aftermath (3)
CACM 32020, Strategic Planning (3)
CACM 33030, Conflict in the Workplace (3)
CACM 34040, Negotiation (3)

CACM 35050, Environmental Conflict Resolution (3)
(Previous title was Public Sector Dispute Resolution. The course content has not changed.)

CACM 42020, Qualitative Research in Conflict Management (3)
(This course is equivalent to CACM 49091, Seminar in Conflict Management, as it was taught from 1999 through Spring 2009.)

* May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credit hours, but no more than 3 credit hours may count toward the major.

Total hours for the major: 33 hrs.  Minimum cumulative 2.00 GPA required.


IF YOUR CATALOG YEAR IS FALL 2013

Core Requirements

CACM 11001, Introduction to Conflict Management (3)
CACM 21002, Gender, Power and Conflict (3)
CACM 22020, International Conflict Resolution (3)
CACM 31003, Nonviolence: Theory and Practice (3)
CACM 31010, Conflict Theory (3)
CACM 35092, Internship in Conflict Management (3-12)
CACM 38080, Mediation: Theory and Training (3)
CACM 41010, Reconciliation vs. Revenge (3)

Choose three of the following

CACM 21010, Cross-Cultural Conflict Management (3)
CACM 30000, May 4 and Its Aftermath (3)
CACM 32010, Exploring Careers in Conflict Management (3)
CACM 32020, Strategic Planning (3)
CACM 33030, Conflict in the Workplace (3)
CACM 34040, Negotiation (3)

CACM 35050, Environmental Conflict Resolution (3)
(Previous title was Public Sector Dispute Resolution.  The course content has not changed.)

CACM 42020, Qualitative Research in Conflict Management (3)
(This course is equivalent to CACM 49091, Seminar in Conflict Management, as it was taught from 1999 through Spring 2009.)

Total hours for the major: 33 hrs.  Minimum cumulative 2.00 GPA required.


IF YOUR CATALOG YEAR IS FALL 2009 THROUGH FALL 2012

Core Requirements

CACM 11001, Introduction to Conflict Management (3)
CACM 21002, Gender, Power and Conflict (3)
CACM 22020, International Conflict Resolution (3)
CACM 31003, Nonviolence: Theory and Practice (3)
CACM 31010, Conflict Theory (3)
CACM 35092, Internship in Conflict Management (3-12)
CACM 38080, Mediation: Theory and Training (3)
CACM 41010, Reconciliation vs. Revenge (3)
CACM 42020, Qualitative Research in Conflict Management (3)
(This course is equivalent to CACM 49091, Seminar in Conflict Management, as it was taught from 1999 through Spring 2009.) 

Choose one of the following

CACM 21010, Cross-Cultural Conflict Management (3)
CACM 32020, Strategic Planning (3)
CACM 33030, Conflict in the Workplace (3)
CACM 34040, Negotiation (3)
CACM 35050, Environmental Conflict Resolution (3)
(Previous title was Public Sector Dispute Resolution. The course content has not changed.) 

Electives: An additional 9-18 hours from the following programs, chosen in consultation with a CACM advisor:

  • Anthropology
  • Communication Studies
  • Geography
  • History
  • Human Development and Family Studies
  • Justice Studies
  • Management and Information Systems
  • Pan-African Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Relations
  • School of Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Sociology
  • or approved others

Total hours for the major: 48 hrs.  At least 24 hours taken for the major must be upper division.  Minimum cumulative 2.00 GPA required.


IF YOUR CATALOG YEAR IS FALL 2006 THROUGH FALL 2008

Core Requirements

CACM 11001, Introduction to Conflict Management (3)
CACM 21002, Gender, Power and Conflict (3)
CACM 21010, Cross-Cultural Conflict Management (3)
CACM 31003, Nonviolence: Theory and Practice (3)
CACM 31010, Conflict Theory (3)
CACM 35092, Internship in Conflict Management (3-12)
CACM 38080, Mediation: Theory and Training (3)
CACM 41010, Reconciliation vs. Revenge (3)
CACM 49091, Seminar in Conflict Management (3)
(Course now CACM 42020, Qualitative Research in Conflict Management) 

Choose one of the following

CACM 32020, Strategic Planning (3)
CACM 33030, Conflict in the Workplace (3)
CACM 34040, Negotiation (3)
CACM 35050, Public Sector Dispute Resolution (3)
(Course title now Environmental Conflict Resolution) 

Electives: An additional 9-18 hours from the following programs, chosen in consultation with a CACM adviser:

  • Anthropology
  • Communication Studies
  • Geography
  • History
  • Human Development and Family Studies
  • Justice Studies
  • Management and Information Systems
  • Pan-African Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Relations
  • School of Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Sociology
  • or approved others

Total hours for the major: 48 hrs.  At least 24 hours taken for the major must be upper division.


IF YOUR CATALOG YEAR IS FALL 2004 or FALL 2005

Core Requirements

CACM 11001, Introduction to Conflict Management (3)
CACM 21002, Gender, Power and Conflict (3)
CACM 21010, Cross-Cultural Conflict Management (3)
CACM 31003, Nonviolence: Theory and Practice (3)
CACM 31010, Conflict Theory (3)
CACM 35092, Internship in Conflict Management (3-12)
CACM 38080, Mediation: Theory and Training (3)
CACM 41010, Reconciliation versus Revenge (3)
CACM 49091, Seminar in Conflict Management (3)
(Course now CACM 42020, Qualitative Research in Conflict Management) 

Choose one of the following

CACM 32020, Strategic Planning (3)
CACM 34040, Negotiation (3)
CACM 35050, Public Sector Dispute Resolution (3)
(Course title now Environmental Conflict Resolution) 

Electives: An additional 9-18 hours from one of the following five concentration areas, chosen in consultation with an adviser from CACM:

  • Community Education and Training
  • Human Needs and Human Services
  • Public Policy
  • Social and Political Change
  • General Concentration in Conflict Management

Advisory sheets listing recommended courses for each of these concentration areas are available from CACM advisers.

Total hours for the major: 48 hrs.  At least 24 hours taken for the major must be upper division.