Jul 14, 2024  
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COMM 4610U – Communication and Conflict Resolution


This course allows for students to explore communication and conflict resolution at a variety of levels including intrapersonal, interpersonal, group, organizational and global conflict. Students are exposed to issues such as personal conflict relating to beliefs, attitudes, values, and worldviews; how communication can help (or hinder) interpersonal relationships; communication and conflict in groups such as tribes, gangs, or social collectives; and how communication strategies are meaningful in conflict amongst organizational systems such as business/economic institutions including schools, healthcare and governments. The course also considers communication and conflict on a broader level by examining political relationships between nations, and peoples’ relationships with the natural world. Students are exposed to practical strategies for using communication to resolve conflict and build understanding at both the personal and global levels.
Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3
Prerequisite(s): COMM 1100U  and a fourth-year standing in Communication, Legal Studies or Political Science



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