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INT'L SERVICE GRADUATE

SISG-768 Topics in Int'l Development Course Level: Graduate

Topics in International Development (3) Topics vary by section. Rotating topics include theories and concepts in international development, global health, and sustainable environmental politics. Repeatable for credit with different topic. Grading: A-F only.

SISG-768-001
Term: Fall 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Politics of Global Development
Instructional Method: Online. Politics of Global Development (3) This course offers examination into to the field of international development through examining the history, theory, and current approaches towards alleviating poverty and global inequality. The course focuses especially on who decides, how decisions are made, and what the impacts are of development strategies on the environment and on the most vulnerable members of society. The course also emphasizes critical analysis of the central assumptions and power relations that have influenced the field, and resulting discourses, policies, programs, and political arrangements. Students explore what development means, how to measure it, and how to understand attempts to balance between economic, ecological, and equity concerns. The course engages the key propositions that emerge in contemporary international development debates, and offers frameworks for evaluating theories, interventions and policies and offers a foundation for uncovering and assessing social structures, institutions, inequalities, and development policies as theories meet practice. Restriction: International Relations (MA): Online, International Service (MIS): Online or Social Enterprise (MA): Online. Meets with SISG-768 101
SISG-768-003
Term: Fall 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Global Health Politics/Policy
Instructional Method: Online. Global Health Politics and Policy (3) Beginning with an overview of the most significant health and disease issues facing the global community, including HIV, TB, malnutrition, SARS, and avian flu, endemic diseases such as malaria, and the growth of noncommunicable diseases including diabetes, heart disease, and cancer, this course relates these nontraditional challenges to current theories and research in international relations. The course addresses a number of different issues in international relations and affairs, primarily from the perspective of how they interact with global and international public health. Restriction: International Relations (MA): Online, International Service (MIS): Online or Social Enterprise (MA): Online. Meets with SISG-768 103 SISG-768 203.
SISG-768-004
Term: Fall 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Foundations of Economic Dev
Instructional Method: Online. Foundations of Economic Development (3) This course introduces different ways to define and to measure economic development and examines the nature and causes of the economic challenges in developing countries (growth, employment, poverty, income inequality, gender inequality, financial stability, maintaining balance of payments, etc.). The course also explores debates about the most effective economic policies for promoting the advancement of low and middle-income countries. Restriction: International Relations (MA): Online, International Service (MIS): Online or Social Enterprise (MA): Online. Meets with SISG-768 104.
SISG-768-101
Term: Fall 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Politics of Global Development
Instructional Method: Online.Politics of Global Development (3) This course offers examination into to the field of international development through examining the history, theory, and current approaches towards alleviating poverty and global inequality. The course focuses especially on who decides, how decisions are made, and what the impacts are of development strategies on the environment and on the most vulnerable members of society. The course also emphasizes critical analysis of the central assumptions and power relations that have influenced the field, and resulting discourses, policies, programs, and political arrangements. Students explore what development means, how to measure it, and how to understand attempts to balance between economic, ecological, and equity concerns. The course engages the key propositions that emerge in contemporary international development debates, and offers frameworks for evaluating theories, interventions and policies and offers a foundation for uncovering and assessing social structures, institutions, inequalities, and development policies as theories meet practice. Meets with SISG-768 001.
SISG-768-103
Term: Fall 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Global Health Politics/Policy
Instructional Method: Online. Global Health Politics and Policy (3) Beginning with an overview of the most significant health and disease issues facing the global community, including HIV, TB, malnutrition, SARS, and avian flu, endemic diseases such as malaria, and the growth of noncommunicable diseases including diabetes, heart disease, and cancer, this course relates these nontraditional challenges to current theories and research in international relations. The course addresses a number of different issues in international relations and affairs, primarily from the perspective of how they interact with global and international public health. Meets with SISG-768 003 SISG-768 203.
SISG-768-104
Term: Fall 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Foundations of Economic Dev
Instructional Method: Online. Foundations of Economic Development (3) This course introduces different ways to define and to measure economic development and examines the nature and causes of the economic challenges in developing countries (growth, employment, poverty, income inequality, gender inequality, financial stability, maintaining balance of payments, etc.). The course also explores debates about the most effective economic policies for promoting the advancement of low and middle-income countries. Meets with SISG-768 004.
SISG-768-203
Term: Fall 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Global Health Politics/Policy
Special Tuition Rate. Instructional Method: Online. Global Health Politics and Policy (3) Beginning with an overview of the most significant health and disease issues facing the global community, including HIV, TB, malnutrition, SARS, and avian flu, endemic diseases such as malaria, and the growth of noncommunicable diseases including diabetes, heart disease, and cancer, this course relates these nontraditional challenges to current theories and research in international relations. The course addresses a number of different issues in international relations and affairs, primarily from the perspective of how they interact with global and international public health. Meets with SISG-768 003 SISG-768 103.
SISG-768-001
Term: Summer 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Politics of Global Development
Instructional Method: Online. Politics of Global Development (3) This course offers examination into to the field of international development through examining the history, theory, and current approaches towards alleviating poverty and global inequality. The course focuses especially on who decides, how decisions are made, and what the impacts are of development strategies on the environment and on the most vulnerable members of society. The course also emphasizes critical analysis of the central assumptions and power relations that have influenced the field, and resulting discourses, policies, programs, and political arrangements. Students explore what development means, how to measure it, and how to understand attempts to balance between economic, ecological, and equity concerns. The course engages the key propositions that emerge in contemporary international development debates, and offers frameworks for evaluating theories, interventions and policies and offers a foundation for uncovering and assessing social structures, institutions, inequalities, and development policies as theories meet practice. Restriction: International Relations (MA): Online, International Service (MIS): Online, or Social Enterprise (MA): Online. Meets with SISG-768 101.
SISG-768-002
Term: Summer 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Sustain Dev & Global Env Pol
Instructional Method: Online. Sustainable Development and Global Environmental Policy (3) Global environmental dangers are among the most profound challenges facing humanity. They currently undermine the quality of life for many and threaten, in the extreme, to compromise the fundamental, organic infrastructure that supports all life on earth. This course introduces students to the sociopolitical dynamics of global environmental affairs. It explores the causes of environmental harm and avenues of effective response. Furthermore, it examines a number of key environmental challenges including species extinction, food and agriculture, and climate change. Its overall aim is to familiarize students with the role power plays in the emergence of environmental problems and how power in turn can be wielded in the service of sustainability. Restriction: International Relations (MA): Online, International Service (MIS): Online, or Social Enterprise (MA): Online. Meets with SISG-768 102.
SISG-768-004
Term: Summer 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Foundations of Economic Devel
Instructional Method; Online. Foundations of Economic Development (3) This course introduces different ways to define and to measure economic development and examines the nature and causes of the economic challenges in developing countries (growth, employment, poverty, income inequality, gender inequality, financial stability, maintaining balance of payments, etc.). The course also explores debates about the most effective economic policies for promoting the advancement of low and middle-income countries. Restriction: International Relations (MA): Online, International Service (MIS): Online, or Social Enterprise (MA): Online. Meets with SISG-768 104.
SISG-768-101
Term: Summer 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Politics of Global Development
Instructional Method: Online. Politics of Global Development (3) This course offers examination into to the field of international development through examining the history, theory, and current approaches towards alleviating poverty and global inequality. The course focuses especially on who decides, how decisions are made, and what the impacts are of development strategies on the environment and on the most vulnerable members of society. The course also emphasizes critical analysis of the central assumptions and power relations that have influenced the field, and resulting discourses, policies, programs, and political arrangements. Students explore what development means, how to measure it, and how to understand attempts to balance between economic, ecological, and equity concerns. The course engages the key propositions that emerge in contemporary international development debates, and offers frameworks for evaluating theories, interventions and policies and offers a foundation for uncovering and assessing social structures, institutions, inequalities, and development policies as theories meet practice. Meets with SISG-768 001.
SISG-768-102
Term: Summer 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Sustain Dev & Global Env Pol
Instructional Method: Online. Sustainable Development and Global Environmental Policy (3) Global environmental dangers are among the most profound challenges facing humanity. They currently undermine the quality of life for many and threaten, in the extreme, to compromise the fundamental, organic infrastructure that supports all life on earth. This course introduces students to the sociopolitical dynamics of global environmental affairs. It explores the causes of environmental harm and avenues of effective response. Furthermore, it examines a number of key environmental challenges including species extinction, food and agriculture, and climate change. Its overall aim is to familiarize students with the role power plays in the emergence of environmental problems and how power in turn can be wielded in the service of sustainability. Meets with SISG-768 002.
SISG-768-104
Term: Summer 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Foundations of Economic Devel
Special Tuition Rate. Instructional Method: Online. Foundations of Economic Development (3) This course introduces different ways to define and to measure economic development and examines the nature and causes of the economic challenges in developing countries (growth, employment, poverty, income inequality, gender inequality, financial stability, maintaining balance of payments, etc.). The course also explores debates about the most effective economic policies for promoting the advancement of low and middle-income countries. Meets with SISG-768 004.
SISG-768-001
Term: Spring 2019 Regular Term
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Politics of Global Development
Instructional Method: Online. Politics of Global Development (3) This course offers examination into to the field of international development through examining the history, theory, and current approaches towards alleviating poverty and global inequality. The course focuses especially on who decides, how decisions are made, and what the impacts are of development strategies on the environment and on the most vulnerable members of society. The course also emphasizes critical analysis of the central assumptions and power relations that have influenced the field, and resulting discourses, policies, programs, and political arrangements. Students explore what development means, how to measure it, and how to understand attempts to balance between economic, ecological, and equity concerns. The course engages the key propositions that emerge in contemporary international development debates, and offers frameworks for evaluating theories, interventions and policies and offers a foundation for uncovering and assessing social structures, institutions, inequalities, and development policies as theories meet practice. Restriction: International Relations (MA): Online, International Service (MIS): Online, or Social Enterprise (MA): Online. Meets with SISG-768 101.
SISG-768-002
Term: Spring 2019 Regular Term
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Sust Dev & Global Envir Policy
Instructional Method: Online. Sustainable Development and Global Environmental Policy (3) Global environmental dangers are among the most profound challenges facing humanity. They currently undermine the quality of life for many and threaten, in the extreme, to compromise the fundamental, organic infrastructure that supports all life on earth. This course introduces students to the sociopolitical dynamics of global environmental affairs. It explores the causes of environmental harm and avenues of effective response. Furthermore, it examines a number of key environmental challenges including species extinction, food and agriculture, and climate change. Its overall aim is to familiarize students with the role power plays in the emergence of environmental problems and how power in turn can be wielded in the service of sustainability. Restriction: International Relations (MA): Online, International Service (MIS): Online, or Social Enterprise (MA): Online. Meets with SISG-768 102.
SISG-768-003
Term: Spring 2019 Regular Term
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Global Health Politics/Policy
Instructional Method: Online. Global Health Politics and Policy (3) Beginning with an overview of the most significant health and disease issues facing the global community, including HIV, TB, malnutrition, SARS and avian flu, endemic diseases such as malaria, and the growth of noncommunicable diseases including diabetes, heart disease, and cancer, this course relates these nontraditional challenges to current theories and research in international relations. The course addresses a number of different issues in international relations and affairs, primarily from the perspective of how they interact with global and international public health. Restriction: International Relations (MA): Online, International Service (MIS): Online, or Social Enterprise (MA): Online. Meets with SISG-768 103.
SISG-768-101
Term: Spring 2019 Regular Term
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Politics of Global Development
Instructional Method: Online. Politics of Global Development (3) This course offers examination into to the field of international development through examining the history, theory, and current approaches towards alleviating poverty and global inequality. The course focuses especially on who decides, how decisions are made, and what the impacts are of development strategies on the environment and on the most vulnerable members of society. The course also emphasizes critical analysis of the central assumptions and power relations that have influenced the field, and resulting discourses, policies, programs, and political arrangements. Students explore what development means, how to measure it, and how to understand attempts to balance between economic, ecological, and equity concerns. The course engages the key propositions that emerge in contemporary international development debates, and offers frameworks for evaluating theories, interventions and policies and offers a foundation for uncovering and assessing social structures, institutions, inequalities, and development policies as theories meet practice. Meets with SISG-768 001.
SISG-768-102
Term: Spring 2019 Regular Term
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Sust Dev & Global Envir Policy
Instructional Method: Online. Sustainable Development and Global Environmental Policy (3) Global environmental dangers are among the most profound challenges facing humanity. They currently undermine the quality of life for many and threaten, in the extreme, to compromise the fundamental, organic infrastructure that supports all life on earth. This course introduces students to the sociopolitical dynamics of global environmental affairs. It explores the causes of environmental harm and avenues of effective response. Furthermore, it examines a number of key environmental challenges including species extinction, food and agriculture, and climate change. Its overall aim is to familiarize students with the role power plays in the emergence of environmental problems and how power in turn can be wielded in the service of sustainability. Restriction: International Relations (MA): Online, International Service (MIS): Online, or Social Enterprise (MA): Online. Meets with SISG-768 102.
SISG-768-103
Term: Spring 2019 Regular Term
Course Level: Graduate
Section Title: Global Health Politics/Policy
Instructional Method: Online. Global Health Politics and Policy (3) Beginning with an overview of the most significant health and disease issues facing the global community, including HIV, TB, malnutrition, SARS and avian flu, endemic diseases such as malaria, and the growth of noncommunicable diseases including diabetes, heart disease, and cancer, this course relates these nontraditional challenges to current theories and research in international relations. The course addresses a number of different issues in international relations and affairs, primarily from the perspective of how they interact with global and international public health. Meets with SISG-768 003.