This course examines features of interpersonal conflict situations, explores individual conflict styles, and identifies strategies for managing or resolving interpersonal conflict.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Understand and describe the dynamics of conflict, influence, and negotiation.
- Demonstrate an ability to assimilate information and identify main themes in the readings, using a writing style that is appropriate for the social sciences.
- Discuss research findings and reflect on how theory and research on conflict, influence, and negotiation are applicable within your own life experiences.
- Apply class concepts to understand the dynamics of real social conflicts in your community.