PSYC4008 - Intergroup Conflict and Peace Building

Undergraduate Quarter 5 credits 6 Weeks

Course Description

In a world encumbered with conflict, tension, and injustice, strategies for building peace are essential. In this course, students assess theories and principles of conflict management and resolution. They examine and employ theories and applications of intergroup dynamics; principles and underlying philosophies of non-violence; and social science principles to understand conflict and promote peace. Students gain practical experience applying principles of peace building to proposing solutions for contemporary, individual, and social issues.


PSYC2000: Psychology Seminar AND PSYC1001:Introduction to Psychology

Admissions Requirements

  1. Have one of the following:
    1. High school diploma;
    2. GED Conferred; or
    3. Collegiate transcript including 12 or more credits completed as a degree-seeking student
  2. Unofficial transcript(s) from institution(s) with accreditation recognized by Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or US Department of Education. Unofficial transcripts must include the name of the institution, student name, grades earned, credits earned, degree earned (if applicable), course names/numbers and dates of attendance
  3. Meet one of the following requirements:
    1. 21 years of age or older;
    2. Concurrently enrolled at another higher education institution;
    3. Active military or veteran; or
    4. Completion of 60 quarter credits from an accredited US higher education institution.
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