Skip to main content

Office of the Registrar

Course Descriptions

To view course descriptions for all courses in a single subject:

  1. Select the subject from the drop-down list
  2. Click Get Descriptions

Searching course descriptions by keyword is currently unavailable.


SISU-415 Senior Capstone: Middle East (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section. Rotating senior capstone topics focusing on the Middle East. Grading: A-F only. Prerequisite: International Studies major and at least 75 credits.

SISU-415 001
Term: SPRING 2016
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Negotiating Israeli-Palestinian Peace
This senior capstone provides students with a deeper understanding of the problems that have confounded the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, in particular the "final status" issues: borders, Jerusalem, refugees, and security. Students focus on the contested narratives; the relevant political actors; and the key international, regional, and internal events that have shaped the dispute. As well, previous rounds of negotiations are reviewed in order to analyze what went wrong. Students then partake in a simulation in which they attempt to constructively address the final status issues as well as other sticking points, such as settlements and terrorism, in Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking.
SISU-415 001
Term: FALL 2016
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: