Minor in Conflict Analysis and Resolution
Program Mission Statement
The minor in Conflict Analysis and Resolution supports the Lebanese American University’s core mission, values and vision by:
- Equipping students with the pertinent skills to fulfill their civic engagement duties, all the while reinforcing LAU’s reputation as an institution of academic excellence;
- Preparing students to take on leadership roles in their respective communities and countries;
- Consolidating students’ commitment to social justice; and,
- Promoting a culture of peace and nonviolent conflict resolution.
Why have a minor in Conflict Resolution?
To have a basic understanding of conflict, its causes, dynamics and its often complex consequences.
- To have a basic understanding of conflict, its causes, dynamics and its often complex consequences.
- To acquire a set of useful skills for your professional career in various fields.
- To acquire greater knowledge and skills on how to deal constructively and effectively with differences and conflicts in various contexts.
In order to qualify for a minor in Conflict Analysis and Resolution, students must complete 18 credits from the following courses:
Minor Core Requirements (9 Credits)
|CAR201/POL 252||Fundamentals of Conflict Resolution||3|
|CAR202/PJE 201||Cross-cultural Communication and Conflict||3|
|CAR315/PJE315/POL 315||Community Conflict and Conflict Resolution||3|
Minor Elective Requirements (9 Credits)
|CAR204/PSY 204||Social Psychology||3|
|CAR213/POL 213||Mediation skills||3|
|CAR231/POL 231||Introduction to Human Rights||3|
|CAR241/POL 241||Model UN: Diplomatic Skills & Simulation||3|
|CAR316/POL 316||Introduction to International Conflict and Conflict Resolution||3|
|CAR317/MGT317/POL317||Conflict Resolution Tools for the Business World||3|
|POL 332||Public International Law||3|
|CAR415/POL 415||Negotiation and Bargaining||3|
|CAR432/POL 432||Diplomacy and Consular Services||3|
|CAR318/REL 318||Religious Thought and Conflict Resolution||3|
|CAR311/SOC 311||Social Problems||3|
|CAR312/WOS 312||Women and Economic Power||3|
This minor requires 18 credits.
It is offered in Beirut and Byblos.