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Honours B.A. in Conflict Studies

School of Conflict Studies

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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 of Canada

Discipline Specific Courses (60 units)

Compulsory Courses: 42 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
  • ECS4101 Causes of Conflict I: Biological and Psychological Approaches
  • ECS4102 Causes of Conflict II: Sociological and Rationalist Approaches
  • IPA1121 Human Behavior and Spirituality: Theoretical Foundations
  • IPA1122 Human Behavior and Spirituality: Empirical Observations

Optional Courses: 18 units

6 units from:

  • ECS2124 Local and Community Responses to Conflict
  • ECS2126 Indigenous Peoples and Conflict
  • ECS2202 Causes and Dynamics of International Conflicts
  • ECS2928 Language and Conflict in Canada / Conflits linguistiques au Canada
  • ECS2999 Neutral Third Party/ Tierce partie neutre

12 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 Dialogue
  • ECS4130 Advanced Topics in Conflict Studies
  • ECS4999 Advanced Internship in Conflict Resolution / Stage avancé en résolution de conflits

With the approval of the School of Conflict Studies, students may also choose optional courses from among those offered by the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (course code ECH).

Elective Courses (48 units)

Students choose 48 units or complete a minor (30 units) and 18 units.
12 units must be of 3000 or 4000 level.