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International Development and Conflict Management

This course provides an introductory foundation in the theory and practice of international development and conflict management. 

Terms Offered

Fall 2021


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Course Details

This course serves as the gateway course for the Minor in International Development and Conflict Management. It provides an introductory foundation in the theory and practice of international development and conflict management. The course introduces the structures, key players, intersections, and main trends in the evolution of the fields. It explores causal factors that drive economic growth, poverty, inequality, and conflict, as well as the resources, methods, and tools available to track and address these issues.

How You Will Learn and Work

This is a Global Classrooms Connections Course. This course will include a blend of synchronous and asynchronous learning.

Cultural Connection


General Education Credits



College of Behavioral and Social Sciences

Prerequisites & Restrictions

This course is open to sophomores, juniors and seniors from the University of Maryland (UMD). Students must also be in one of the following minor programs (International Development and Conflict Management; Global Engineering Leadership; Global Poverty, Global Terrorism Studies) and have permission of the Center for International Development, or must be in the Government and Politics major with permission of the Government and Politics department.

Faculty Highlight

Stacy J. Kosko

Tuition & Scholarship

Course costs should be calculated based on the university’s standard tuition and fees for undergraduate students and graduate students.

Students enrolled in winter and summer Global Classrooms courses may be eligible for the International Education Scholarship.

Cancellation and Refunds

Global Classrooms courses follow UMD's Schedule Adjustment policies. 

Questions & Contact Info

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