International & Foreign Policy Studies

International and Foreign Policy Studies is designed to help you prepare for professional participation in foreign affairs through practical experience and thorough knowledge of American policy-making systems and processes. You will explore contemporary debates in US foreign policy and meet with professionals engaging in those debates.

After taking the course, you will have:

  • Learned the key historical events and major trends in US foreign policy;

  • Learned the major theories and concepts of international politics and foreign policy studies;

  • Engaged with the key debates in contemporary US foreign policy and international politics;

  • Analyzed the process and practice of US foreign policy formulation and implementation;

  • Developed analytical skills needed to assess and articulate contemporary foreign policy challenges facing the US.

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