MA in Negotiation, Conflict Resolution & Peacebuilding


Degree Requirements

A. Required Courses (24 units)
NCR 500. NCRP Skills, Concepts and Tools (3)
NCR 503. Ethics of Negotiation, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding (3)
NCR 504. Theories of Conflict (3)
NCR 507. Seminar: Research Design and Interpretation (3)
NCR 508. Communication and Conflict (3)
NCR 522. Negotiation Tactics (3)
NCR 525. Mediation (3)
NCR 544. Alternative Dispute Resolution Processes (3)

B. Elective Courses: (9-12 units) select 3-4 courses from the following:
NCR 527. Arbitration (3)
NCR 529. Internship in Conflict Resolution (3)
NCR 530. Online Dispute Resolution (3)
NCR 531. Marital and Family Mediation (3)
NCR 532. Dispute Resolution Clinical Studies (3)
NCR 533. Labor Conflict (3)
NCR 535. Organizational Conflict (3)
NCR 536. Dispute Resolution for Sports (3)
NCR 537. International Negotiation, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding (3)
NCR 538. Seminar: Public Policy Conflict (3)
NCR 540. Seminar: Community Conflict (3)
NCR 541. Restorative Justice and Peacebuilding (3)
NCR 542. Collaborative Law (3)
NCR 543. Reducing School Violence Through Conflict Resolution (3)
NCR 545. Intercultural Conflict Resolution (3)
NCR 546. Conflict and the Media (3)
MFT 580. Cross-cultural Family Values and Behavior (3)
MFT 584. Legal and Ethical Aspects of Counseling (3)

NOTES:
1. NCR 595 Seminar in Special Topics (1-3) is offered as an elective on a selected basis, no one topic to exceed six units.
2. NCR 525, NCR 527 OR NCR 544, as applicable may be added to this list of elective courses when not used as a required course.
3. Failure to satisfy the GWAR by the completion of the first semester of the student's enrollment in the program may prevent the student from continuing in the program until satisfaction of the requirement.
C. Capstone (3-6 units)
Portfolio (or thesis if approved under special circumstances)
1. Portfolio (3 units)
NCR 591. Seminar: NCR Capstone Course (3) or
2. Thesis (0-6 units)
NCR 598. Directed Research in Negotiation, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding (3)
NCR 599. Thesis in Negotiation, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding (1-3)