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Conflict Analysis and Resolution Minor Program Requirements

The minor in Conflict Analysis and Resolution program equips the students with tools to understand and peacefully transform conflicts at various levels. The program introduces the students to different levels of conflict and the ways to address them, providing theoretical knowledge and practical skills about conflicts that will prepare interested students for specializing in the study of conflicts in different social science disciplines.

Conflict Analysis and Resolution Minor Program Outcomes:

  • Understand the reasons of social, political, economic, business and cultural conflicts and their consequences at various levels
  • Develop an analytical understanding about past and contemporary conflicts
  • Gain tools to study and frame conflicts
  • Learn different conflict resolution skills and the ways to apply them to inter-group, intra-state, international, and inter-organizational conflicts

 

SUMMARY OF DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Course Category

Min. ECTS Credits

Min. SU Credits

Min. Courses

Required Courses

-

6

2

Area Elective Courses

-

12

4

Total

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18

6

 

Required Courses:

CONF 300      Conflict Analysis and Resolution

CONF 431      Conflict Resolution Practice

 

Area Elective Courses

Minimum 4 courses (12 SU credits) must be taken from the pool below.

Course Name

SU Credit

ECON 201 Games and Strategies

3

ANTH 465 Social Mobilization, Resistance and Protest

3

CULT 362 Memory Studies

3

CULT 442 Gendered Memories of War and Political Violence

3

HIST 485 Minority Questions in Contemporary Turkey

3

HIST 436 History of the Modern Middle East

3

HIST 492 War and Literature in Turkish History

3

HIST 498 A History of the Cyprus Conflict

3

IR 389 Human Rights in World Affairs

3

IR 400 International Conflict and Peace

3

IR 403 Political Violence in the Post-Cold War Era

3

IR 410 International Security

3

IR 493 International Negotiation

3

SPS 311 Research Methods

3

POLS 434 Formal Modelling Analysis

3

POLS 448 Conflicts in the Middle East

3

POLS 483 Ethnicity and Nationalism

3

MGMT 414 Negotiation Skills

3

ORG 302 – Organizational Behavior

3

POLS 401 Survey Research Methods

3

PSY 444  Intergroup Relations

3

 

For more information about the minor program please contact Ayşe Betül Çelik (bcelik@sabanciuniv.edu).