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HSVP 301 Violence: Individual, Community and Global Responses

This course addresses how violence is responded to at various levels. It examines the role and development of personal skills and involvement in addressing violence, community intervention resources, systems responses such as punishment and rehabilitation in violence prevention, social change movement responses to violence, and international violence and the growth of human rights movements.
4 Undergraduate credits

Effective December 14, 2014 to present

Meets graduation requirements for

Learning outcomes


  • Apply their learning to the creation of a violence prevention project, including a media campaign.
  • Describe the goals of at least five community organizations that respond to various types of violence.
  • Identify the common elements of violence prevention across typologies of violence.
  • Understand and apply the ecological theory of violence and violence prevention.
  • Understand the role of optimism in violence prevention and apply the concept of optimism to the prevention of a type of violence.

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum

Goal 5: History and the Social and Behavioral Sciences

  • Employ the methods and data that historians and social and behavioral scientists use to investigate the human condition.
  • Examine social institutions and processes across a range of historical periods and cultures.
  • Use and critique alternative explanatory systems or theories.
  • Develop and communicate alternative explanations or solutions for contemporary social issues.

Spring 2024

Section Title Instructor books eservices
01 Violence: Individual, Community and Global Responses Anders, Deena Dahlberg Books for HSVP-301-01 Spring 2024 Course details for HSVP-301-01 Spring 2024