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(IPB 121) Intercultural Peacebuilding

An interdisciplinary look at how to build peaceful families, communities, organizations, and nations. Special emphasis will be placed on intercultural conflict.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisites None
Offered Fall, Winter, Spring
Programs -

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course, students should have gained the following knowledge, skills, and attitudes:
1. Understand the theory behind what causes conflict and how to transform it 2.Be able to analyze personal and social conflicts through the lenses of the theories in class
3. Develop skills in mediation and conflict facilitation
4. Learn how to use these theories to improve fieldwork in diagnosing and transforming conflict.
5.Develop the confidence and ability to see how we each, individually, can fulfill President McKay’s prophecy on being an influence for peace internationally.