With 19 credit hours of coursework and connecting experiences, students may earn a BDP certificate in Conflict Resolution & Peace Studies. For a complete list of courses and requirements:
download the Conflict Resolution & Peace Studies BDP curriculum sheet (PDF).
Foundation Courses [4 hours]
- Forum Seminar
- Additional Foundation Skills Course
Courses in a Strand [9 hours]
- Global Conflict Resolution
- Institutional Conflict Resolution
- Interpersonal Conflict Resolution
- Societal Conflict Resolution
Connecting Experiences [6 hours]
All students must take CMS 371K: Practicum in Conflict Mediation as one of your connecting experiences. For a second connecting experience, BDP advisors can assist students in finding meaningful connecting research and/or internship experiences related to Conflict Resolution & Peace Studies.
3-4 page essay written at the end of the BDP experience, drawing together the different pieces of the BDP.
BDP Certificate in Conflict Resolution & Peace Studies
Courses counting toward a BDP in Conflict Resolution & Peace Studies may also satisfy core, major, and elective requirements in a student’s degree plan. With planning, the BDP should not add time to students’ UT careers, but instead helps students choose the courses they already have to take in an integrated way.