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Minor in Dispute Resolution

Minor Overview

This minor examines methods for resolving conflicts and disputes in both professional and personal settings. You’ll become familiar with techniques of mediation and arbitration that serve as an alternative to the traditional legal process. You’ll have the flexibility to tailor the program by choosing from electives in topics such as international negotiating, employment law and family law.

The Quinnipiac Law School’s Center on Dispute Resolution sponsors discussions and workshops with experts in the field of dispute resolution.  Undergraduate students are able to attend these events and learn from renowned scholars in the field.  


Curriculum and Requirements

The minor is not designed to prepare students to work as paralegals and is not ABA approved. Role play activities enable students to partake in actual dispute resolution. 

At least 6 credits must be at the 300 level. 

Course Structure

Required courses (12 credits)

LE 101

Introduction to the American Legal System


LE 225

Alternative Dispute Resolution


LE 360



LE 370



Elective courses

Select 6 credits of the following:

LE 260

Trial Techniques

LE 312

Family Law

LE/PO 317

International Law (PO 317)

LE 328

Employment Law

IB 324

Negotiating Internationally

Total Credits