Program requirements | Saint Paul University

Honours B.A. with Major in Conflict Studies

School of Conflict Studies

Foundational Courses (12 units)

Compulsory Courses: 12 units

  • HTP1102 Approaches in the Humanities: Interpreting the Human Experience
  • HTP1103 People, Social Justice and Ecology
  • HTP1105 Critical Analysis, Reading and Writing Academic Works
  • HTP1106 The First Peoples in Canada

Discipline Specific Courses (42 units)

Compulsory Course: 30 units

  • ECS2103 Negotiation
  • ECS2104 Mediation
  • ECS2111 Research Methods in Conflict Studies I
  • ECS2112 Research Methods in Conflict Studies II
  • ECS2191 Introduction to Conflict Studies
  • ECS2192 Inequality, Conflict and Social Justice
  • ECS2201 Political Conflicts and their Resolution
  • ECS2321 Listening and Interaction in Conflict Resolution
  • ECS3125 Peaceful Resolution of Violent Conflict
  • ECS3140 Gender Relations and Conflict

Optional Courses: 12 units

6 units from:

  • ECS3101 Introduction to Technical and Legal Aspects of Conflict Resolution
  • ECS3110 Internship I
  • ECS3123 Psychological Impacts of Conflicts
  • ECS3124 Conflict in Organizations
  • ECS3127 Group Processes and Conflicts
  • ECS3128 Consultation and Coaching in Conflicts
  • ECS3130 Special Topics in Conflict Studies
  • ECS3323 Dialogue6 units from:
  • ECS4101 Causes of Conflict I: Biological and Psychological Approaches
  • ECS4102 Causes of Conflict II: Sociological and Rationalist Approaches
  • ECS4130 Advanced Topics in Conflict Studies
  • ECS4999 Advanced Internship in Conflict Resolution / Stage avancé en résolution de conflits

Elective Courses (66 units)

Students complete a second major (42 units) and 24 units or a minor (30 units) and 36 units.
18 units must be of 3000 or 4000 level.