Courses of Study 2017-2018 
    Dec 15, 2018  
Courses of Study 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GOVT 3553 - [Issues Behind the News]

Spring. Next offered 2018-2019. 2 credits. S/U grades only.

C. Way.

This course will cover international current events as they unfold during the semester. Faculty from across the university will be invited to contextualize and deepen students’ understanding of elections, wars, complex humanitarian emergencies, international agreements, global health issues, and other relevant international events that are in the news. The course will respond flexibly to unforeseen events. Special attention will be devoted to U.S. foreign policy issues and how U.S. foreign policies are formulated and implemented. The course will strive to expose students to different points of view on these issues. (IR)

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