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2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Conflict Analysis and Trauma Studies (CATS) Minor

The undergraduate minor in Conflict Analysis and Trauma Studies provides a theoretical and empirical framework and model for analysis and study of trauma, violence, conflict, and their consequences.  This emerging study provides students, faculty, and human service professionals the knowledge for establishing post-trauma and post-conflict reconstruction practice, research, service and policy to improve interpersonal and social systems.

Program requirements (18 credit hours)

Core courses (required 6 credit hours)

Additional course options (6 credit hours)

Transfer Courses

No more than six (6) credit hours of transfer courses may be used for the CATS Minor.

Admission requirements

The CATS Minor is available to current K-state undergraduate students, post-baccalaureate K-State students, and non-K-State graduates of an accredited University subject to the following criteria:

  • Students must submit a Minor Application Form.
  • The application must be approved by the CATS Minor co-chairs in order for the student to be eligible to receive the requested minor.
  • Applicants must have completed all necessary graduate requirements from an accredited 4-year university.

All post-baccalaureate students will be handled through DCE. The Core and Elective courses (listed above) for the CATS Minor currently are provided both on campus and through distance delivery; courses listed under “additional course options” are available according to individual department offerings.

Completion requirements

The minor in Conflict Analysis and Trauma Studies will be available upon completion of the eighteen (18) required credit hours.  To be awarded a minor, the student (a) must not be on probation, (b) must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher on coursework applied to the minor, (c) must meet all requirements of the student’s major program, and (d) must be enrolled during the semester in which the minor’s requirements are completed.