This is a three (3) credit course that focuses on understanding and constructively dealing with conflict as it manifests itself in various settings. Students will study and critically analyze the role of language in conflict and conflict resolution through a variety of deep readings to form personal, professional and cultural assessments. Students will examine their own attitudes and values regarding conflict. Through experiential learning, including structured activities such as record‐keeping, role play, and processing, students will study the rationale for conflict resolution and examine a variety of approaches and skills for dealing with those conflicts. Emphasis is placed on effective communication. Pre and/or Corequisite: ENG 101.