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INTERNATIONAL SERVICE

SIS-196
Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic.

SIS-196
N01HB
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE
SUMMER 2014

Course Level: Undergraduate

Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Twenty-First Century U.S. Diplomacy

Questions such as how the United States defines its role in the world, how it sets and pursues goals, and how it works with allies and confronts rivals, cut to the heart of U.S. foreign policy. This course employs three interwoven components: theories, institutions, and issues, to help students develop answers to these questions. The study of different theoretical approaches offers students diverse perspectives on U.S. actions. A study of the institutions and processes of U.S. diplomacy give students an understanding of the nuts and bolts of foreign policy. Finally, students probe whether theories and institutional knowledge shed light on contemporary issues. Meets with SIS-196 N02HB.

SIS-196
N02HB
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE
SUMMER 2014

Course Level: Undergraduate

Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Twenty-First Century U.S. Diplomacy

Questions such as how the United States defines its role in the world, how it sets and pursues goals, and how it works with allies and confronts rivals, cut to the heart of U.S. foreign policy. This course employs three interwoven components: theories, institutions, and issues, to help students develop answers to these questions. The study of different theoretical approaches offers students diverse perspectives on U.S. actions. A study of the institutions and processes of U.S. diplomacy give students an understanding of the nuts and bolts of foreign policy. Finally, students probe whether theories and institutional knowledge shed light on contemporary issues. Meets with SIS-196 N01HB.

SIS-196
N03HB
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE
SUMMER 2014

Course Level: Undergraduate

Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Culture and Conflict in International Relations

This course considers core concerns in international relations, especially the nature and causes of culture-based conflict. The course is built around central questions including what is conflict and are conflicts inevitable; what is culture and how do we understand its role and interplay with conflict; are culture-based conflicts different from other types of conflicts; and what options currently exist for dealing with intercultural conflicts. The course examines interpersonal, state, regional, and global actors and perspectives on international conflict. The course uses specific case studies, including events in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya following the Arab Spring of 2011, as well as the ongoing civil war in Syria and events in Ukraine. Meets with SIS-196 N04HB.

SIS-196
N04HB
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE
SUMMER 2014

Course Level: Undergraduate

Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Culture and Conflict in International Relations

This course considers core concerns in international relations, especially the nature and causes of culture-based conflict. The course is built around central questions including what is conflict and are conflicts inevitable; what is culture and how do we understand its role and interplay with conflict; are culture-based conflicts different from other types of conflicts; and what options currently exist for dealing with intercultural conflicts. The course examines interpersonal, state, regional, and global actors and perspectives on international conflict. The course uses specific case studies, including events in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya following the Arab Spring of 2011, as well as the ongoing civil war in Syria and events in Ukraine. Meets with SIS-196 N03HB.

SIS-196
N05HB
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE
SUMMER 2014

Course Level: Undergraduate

Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Twenty-First Century U.S. Diplomacy

Questions such as how the United States defines its role in the world, how it sets and pursues goals, and how it works with allies and confronts rivals, cut to the heart of U.S. foreign policy. This course employs three interwoven components: theories, institutions, and issues, to help students develop answers to these questions. The study of different theoretical approaches offers students diverse perspectives on U.S. actions. A study of the institutions and processes of U.S. diplomacy give students an understanding of the nuts and bolts of foreign policy. Finally, students probe whether theories and institutional knowledge shed light on contemporary issues. Meets with SIS-196 N06HB.

SIS-196
N06HB
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE
SUMMER 2014

Course Level: Undergraduate

Selected Topics: Non-recurring (1-6)

Twenty-First Century U.S. Diplomacy

Questions such as how the United States defines its role in the world, how it sets and pursues goals, and how it works with allies and confronts rivals, cut to the heart of U.S. foreign policy. This course employs three interwoven components: theories, institutions, and issues, to help students develop answers to these questions. The study of different theoretical approaches offers students diverse perspectives on U.S. actions. A study of the institutions and processes of U.S. diplomacy give students an understanding of the nuts and bolts of foreign policy. Finally, students probe whether theories and institutional knowledge shed light on contemporary issues. Meets with SIS-196 N05HB.