Sep 24, 2022  
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 465 - Mediation and Conflict Resolution

Units: 4
Covers theoretical and practical issues of how communities and individuals can resolve conflict. Focuses on mediation policies and mediator skills and gives students in-depth knowledge in alternative conflict resolution practices in diverse communities, in families, between individuals and companies.

Prerequisites: SOC 100.
Equivalent Quarter Course: SOC 3418.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Students will be able to read and analyze sociological data and complete a research project. (SLO #1)
  2. Orally and in writing, students will be able to effectively communicate and engage in educated, open-minded discussions of diverse socio-cultural beliefs, perspectives, and norms in the field of conflict resolution. (SLO #2)
  3. Students will be able to embrace social diversity, and critically analyze cultural representations of oppressed populations, while working toward equity and empowerment (SLO#3).
  4. Students will be able to work successfully in the community to resolve conflicts as mediators and through internship placements in local service agencies, involved in conflict resolution. (SLO#3)
  5. Students will able to critically read, interpret, integrate and synthesize abstract sociological arguments, theories, and practice methods (SLO #6)

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