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INT'L SERVICE UNDERGRADUATE

SISU-463
Topics in Foreign Policy and National Security (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Rotating topics including U.S. defense politics, transnational security challenges, national security and proliferation, and critical global challenges. May be taken A-F only. Prerequisite: SISU-230.

SISU-463
001
INT'L SERVICE UNDERGRADUATE
FALL 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics in Foreign Policy and National Security (3)

Technology and National Security

This course examines the impact of science and technology on relations between nations, as well as the history of science and technology policy in order to gain an understanding of measures that have historically been employed to manage these issues. The course employs the use of case studies (including nuclear energy, biotechnology, and unmanned aerial systems) to understand the state of several technologies, the current control measures that govern these areas and consider the adequacy of these measures now and in the future. Meets with SIS-653 003.