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Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015

International Development and Conflict Management

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The minor in International Development and Conflict Management is a 16-credit, undergraduate program of instruction for students aspiring to a profession in fields such as international development, humanitarian relief, and conflict resolution.

Applications are accepted each Spring and admitted students begin the program the following Fall. Students applying for the program must be entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year of undergraduate work. Applicants must be full-time students in good standing, with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better.


Advising for the minor is conducted through the Center for International Development and Conflict Management directly, not the Department of Government and Politics. For more information about the minor and for application materials, please visit: www.cidcm.umd.edu/minor/   Requirements for the minor include the following coursework:


Required Courses

GVPT354 International Development and Conflict Management   3 
RMETH Research methods course (200-level or higher) from approved list   3
GVPT355 Capstone in International Conflict Management   3
GVPT356 Capstone in International Development   3
ELECT Global Studies Signature Elective course   3
BSOS388E Behavioral and Social Sciences Special Topics: Minor Practicum   1
  Total Credits      16

Note: Six credits can be double counted for your major and the minor. With the exception of the research methods requirement and the Global Studies Signature Elective, all classes must be completed after admission into the minor program.

All courses used to satisfy the requirements of the minor must be completed with a grade of  "C-" or better. Students must have a minimum 2.0 cumulative grade point average across all courses used to satisfy the minor requirements.

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