Specialization/Certificates are earned when a HSML major or UNT Dallas student completes a minimum of 12 hours of advanced-level course work in one of the approved human services specialization or certificate programs. The student develops advanced knowledge and skills by completing the required coursework.
The Alternative Dispute Resolution certificate teaches students theories of conflict management and conflict resolution skills. Through courses in ADR students learn such procedures as arbitration, mediation, negotiation, neutral fact-finding, panel review, and other alternatives to litigation.
**Effective Fall 2011; the COMS and AECO prefix has changed to PACS. The content and official title of the courses has not changed.
For more information:
- PACS 4000D Mediation
- PACS 4050D Negotiation & Dispute Resolution
- PACS 4060D Practicum in Mediation & Dispute Resolution
Plus 3 hours selected from:
- PACS 4010D Family Mediation
- PACS 4020D Workplace ADR
- PACS 4030D Global Workplace ADR
- PACS 4040D Crisis Intervention
New students select HSML on their admission application. Current students would change their major to HSML. To change your major, you may contact your academic advisor.