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2010-2011 Denver Campus Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mediation Undergraduate Certificate


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Mediation entails a third-party intervention designed to assist parties in managing conflict. Trained mediators are impartial process experts who learn to utilize communication and conflict philosophy and theories to increase the probability of more favorable outcomes between parties in conflict. The undergraduate certificate is designed for communication majors or any student interested in developing practical skills in alternative dispute resolution. The courses in this certificate focus on alternative dispute processes that include strategies for managing conflict in personal, public, legal, political, governmental and corporate contexts.

Certificate Requirements


The undergraduate certificate in mediation requires 12 semester hours (four courses).

Core Courses


Students must complete at least one of the following two courses (those who take both classes take one elective rather than two; those who take only one class must select two electives):


Electives


Total: 12 Hours


Students may be allowed to take courses other than those on this list to fulfill the requirements for the certificate, if those courses better fit their professional goals.

 

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