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SISU-102 Natl Studnt Ldrshp Conf Topics Course Level: Undergraduate

National Student Leadership Conference Topics (1) Topics vary by section. Analyses of topics from a global perspective including international diplomacy, national security, global commerce, public health, leadership, and sustainable development. Usually Offered: summer. Repeatable for credit with different topic. Restriction: National Student Leadership Conference (NSLC).

SISU-102-001
Term: Summer 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Intelligence & Nat'l Security
Instructional Method: Online. Intelligence and National Security (1) This course introduces students to the role that intelligence plays in contemporary national security. The course begins with a discussion of what security actually means, followed by an overview of the concept of national security and the different ways they protect the United States. The course explores the nature of contemporary threats by focusing on what constitutes a threat in the first place and by discussing whether today's threats are different and more challenging than those of the past. Finally, the class investigates the tough choices policy-makers are forced to make on a daily basis. Threats, responses, and intelligence are rarely crystal-clear, necessitating a set of very high-stakes decisions by national leaders. The follow-on assignments allow students to explore these issues in greater depth in written format. Students finish the course with a deeper appreciation for the nuances of security studies, threat assessment, and intelligence practice.
SISU-102-002
Term: Summer 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Intelligence & Nat'l Security
Instructional Method: Online. Intelligence and National Security (1) This course introduces students to the role that intelligence plays in contemporary national security. The course begins with a discussion of what security actually means, followed by an overview of the concept of national security and the different ways they protect the United States. The course explores the nature of contemporary threats by focusing on what constitutes a threat in the first place and by discussing whether today's threats are different and more challenging than those of the past. Finally, the class investigates the tough choices policy-makers are forced to make on a daily basis. Threats, responses, and intelligence are rarely crystal-clear, necessitating a set of very high-stakes decisions by national leaders. The follow-on assignments allow students to explore these issues in greater depth in written format. Students finish the course with a deeper appreciation for the nuances of security studies, threat assessment, and intelligence practice.
SISU-102-003
Term: Summer 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Intelligence & Nat'l Security
Instructional Method: Onlne. Intelligence and National Security (1) This course introduces students to the role that intelligence plays in contemporary national security. The course begins with a discussion of what security actually means, followed by an overview of the concept of national security and the different ways they protect the United States. The course explores the nature of contemporary threats by focusing on what constitutes a threat in the first place and by discussing whether today's threats are different and more challenging than those of the past. Finally, the class investigates the tough choices policy-makers are forced to make on a daily basis. Threats, responses, and intelligence are rarely crystal-clear, necessitating a set of very high-stakes decisions by national leaders. The follow-on assignments allow students to explore these issues in greater depth in written format. Students finish the course with a deeper appreciation for the nuances of security studies, threat assessment, and intelligence practice.
SISU-102-004
Term: Summer 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Intl Diplomacy/Cross-Cltrl Neg
Instructional Method: Online. International Diplomacy and Cross-Cultural Negotiation (1) Diplomacy has been a significant form of interaction between sovereign entities since antiquity. In our time of tremendous social, political, and economic change, diplomacy persists as a prominent feature of international relations. It has been alternatively reviled as facilitating war and misperception, too antiquated to mitigate global issues, yet also praised as the only useful process for peace and effective communication. In this course students explore how scholars and practitioners have viewed diplomacy, offering arguments about its function, practice, limits, and response to change.
SISU-102-005
Term: Summer 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Intl Diplomacy/Cross-Cltrl Neg
Instructional Method: Online. International Diplomacy and Cross-Cultural Negotiation (1) Diplomacy has been a significant form of interaction between sovereign entities since antiquity. In our time of tremendous social, political, and economic change, diplomacy persists as a prominent feature of international relations. It has been alternatively reviled as facilitating war and misperception, too antiquated to mitigate global issues, yet also praised as the only useful process for peace and effective communication. In this course students explore how scholars and practitioners have viewed diplomacy, offering arguments about its function, practice, limits, and response to change.
SISU-102-006
Term: Summer 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Int'l Business & Global Econ
Instructional Method: Online. International Business and the Global Economy (1) This course seeks answers to some of the most pressing questions facing today's world, including what the main challenges international businesses face are when navigating the increasing patterns of global interdependence and trade; and how goods, people, and ideas are moving around the world in new ways. If globalization goes beyond our borders, it underscores the fact that problems such as financial crises, conflicts, and environmental concerns are now experienced on a global scale, affecting countries, businesses and communities. The course is interdisciplinary in nature in order to reflect the challenges international businesses and entrepreneurs face in today's globalized world. It therefore examines the intersection of globalization, economic development, political science, the environment, and gender issues. Through the use of videos, newspaper articles and other media tools, students uncover what it means for businesses and individuals to be globally oriented in today's world.
SISU-102-007
Term: Summer 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Int'l Business & Global Econ
Instructional Method: Online. International Business and the Global Economy (1) This course seeks answers to some of the most pressing questions facing today's world, including what the main challenges international businesses face are when navigating the increasing patterns of global interdependence and trade; and how goods, people, and ideas are moving around the world in new ways. If globalization goes beyond our borders, it underscores the fact that problems such as financial crises, conflicts, and environmental concerns are now experienced on a global scale, affecting countries, businesses and communities. The course is interdisciplinary in nature in order to reflect the challenges international businesses and entrepreneurs face in today's globalized world. It therefore examines the intersection of globalization, economic development, political science, the environment, and gender issues. Through the use of videos, newspaper articles and other media tools, students uncover what it means for businesses and individuals to be globally oriented in today's world.
SISU-102-008
Term: Summer 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Int'l Business & Global Econ
Instructional Method: Online. International Business and the Global Economy (1) This course seeks answers to some of the most pressing questions facing today's world, including what the main challenges international businesses face are when navigating the increasing patterns of global interdependence and trade; and how goods, people, and ideas are moving around the world in new ways. If globalization goes beyond our borders, it underscores the fact that problems such as financial crises, conflicts, and environmental concerns are now experienced on a global scale, affecting countries, businesses and communities. The course is interdisciplinary in nature in order to reflect the challenges international businesses and entrepreneurs face in today's globalized world. It therefore examines the intersection of globalization, economic development, political science, the environment, and gender issues. Through the use of videos, newspaper articles and other media tools, students uncover what it means for businesses and individuals to be globally oriented in today's world.
SISU-102-009
Term: Summer 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Int'l Business & Global Econ
Instructional Method: Online. International Business and the Global Economy (1) This course seeks answers to some of the most pressing questions facing today's world, including what the main challenges international businesses face are when navigating the increasing patterns of global interdependence and trade; and how goods, people, and ideas are moving around the world in new ways. If globalization goes beyond our borders, it underscores the fact that problems such as financial crises, conflicts, and environmental concerns are now experienced on a global scale, affecting countries, businesses and communities. The course is interdisciplinary in nature in order to reflect the challenges international businesses and entrepreneurs face in today's globalized world. It therefore examines the intersection of globalization, economic development, political science, the environment, and gender issues. Through the use of videos, newspaper articles and other media tools, students uncover what it means for businesses and individuals to be globally oriented in today's world.
SISU-102-010
Term: Summer 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Global Public Health
Instructional Method: Online. Global Public Health (1) This course approaches health care as much more than an individual- or local-level activity. Rather, it is embedded in a complex global system of health threats and responses. This arena, global public health, brings together scientific, economic, and political issues, and the outcomes eventually affect billions of lives. The course discusses the historical development of the field, the state of public health around the world, and the prospects for combating current and future health threats. The politics and advocacy movements around certain important issues (like HIV/AIDS) are a particular focus. Finally, this course is designed to be a college experience and emphasizes the critical analysis and other skills that are required for university-level work.
SISU-102-011
Term: Summer 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Global Public Health
Instructional Method: Online. Global Public Health (1) This course approaches health care as much more than an individual- or local-level activity. Rather, it is embedded in a complex global system of health threats and responses. This arena, global public health, brings together scientific, economic, and political issues, and the outcomes eventually affect billions of lives. The course discusses the historical development of the field, the state of public health around the world, and the prospects for combating current and future health threats. The politics and advocacy movements around certain important issues (like HIV/AIDS) are a particular focus. Finally, this course is designed to be a college experience and emphasizes the critical analysis and other skills that are required for university-level work.
SISU-102-012
Term: Summer 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Global Public Health
Instructional Method: Online. Global Public Health (1) This course approaches health care as much more than an individual- or local-level activity. Rather, it is embedded in a complex global system of health threats and responses. This arena, global public health, brings together scientific, economic, and political issues, and the outcomes eventually affect billions of lives. The course discusses the historical development of the field, the state of public health around the world, and the prospects for combating current and future health threats. The politics and advocacy movements around certain important issues (like HIV/AIDS) are a particular focus. Finally, this course is designed to be a college experience and emphasizes the critical analysis and other skills that are required for university-level work.
SISU-102-013
Term: Summer 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Global Public Health
Instructional Method: Online. Global Public Health (1) This course approaches health care as much more than an individual- or local-level activity. Rather, it is embedded in a complex global system of health threats and responses. This arena, global public health, brings together scientific, economic, and political issues, and the outcomes eventually affect billions of lives. The course discusses the historical development of the field, the state of public health around the world, and the prospects for combating current and future health threats. The politics and advocacy movements around certain important issues (like HIV/AIDS) are a particular focus. Finally, this course is designed to be a college experience and emphasizes the critical analysis and other skills that are required for university-level work.
SISU-102-014
Term: Summer 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Global Public Health
Instructional Method: Online. Global Public Health (1) This course approaches health care as much more than an individual- or local-level activity. Rather, it is embedded in a complex global system of health threats and responses. This arena, global public health, brings together scientific, economic, and political issues, and the outcomes eventually affect billions of lives. The course discusses the historical development of the field, the state of public health around the world, and the prospects for combating current and future health threats. The politics and advocacy movements around certain important issues (like HIV/AIDS) are a particular focus. Finally, this course is designed to be a college experience and emphasizes the critical analysis and other skills that are required for university-level work.
SISU-102-015
Term: Summer 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Global Public Health
Instructional Method: Online. Global Public Health (1) This course approaches health care as much more than an individual- or local-level activity. Rather, it is embedded in a complex global system of health threats and responses. This arena, global public health, brings together scientific, economic, and political issues, and the outcomes eventually affect billions of lives. The course discusses the historical development of the field, the state of public health around the world, and the prospects for combating current and future health threats. The politics and advocacy movements around certain important issues (like HIV/AIDS) are a particular focus. Finally, this course is designed to be a college experience and emphasizes the critical analysis and other skills that are required for university-level work.
SISU-102-016
Term: Summer 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Global Public Health
Instructional Method: Online. Global Public Health (1) This course approaches health care as much more than an individual- or local-level activity. Rather, it is embedded in a complex global system of health threats and responses. This arena, global public health, brings together scientific, economic, and political issues, and the outcomes eventually affect billions of lives. The course discusses the historical development of the field, the state of public health around the world, and the prospects for combating current and future health threats. The politics and advocacy movements around certain important issues (like HIV/AIDS) are a particular focus. Finally, this course is designed to be a college experience and emphasizes the critical analysis and other skills that are required for university-level work.
SISU-102-017
Term: Summer 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Global Public Health
Instructional Method: Online. Global Public Health (1) This course approaches health care as much more than an individual- or local-level activity. Rather, it is embedded in a complex global system of health threats and responses. This arena, global public health, brings together scientific, economic, and political issues, and the outcomes eventually affect billions of lives. The course discusses the historical development of the field, the state of public health around the world, and the prospects for combating current and future health threats. The politics and advocacy movements around certain important issues (like HIV/AIDS) are a particular focus. Finally, this course is designed to be a college experience and emphasizes the critical analysis and other skills that are required for university-level work.
SISU-102-018
Term: Summer 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Sustainable Devel & Design
Instructional Method: Online. Sustainable Development and Design (1) This course introduces the concept of sustainable design. Environmental scientists have an important role to play in addressing development challenges. The course examines what drives the need for environmentally and socially sustainable design and explores possible solutions. Questions discussed include what it means to design products that are good for people and for the planet, how products are built without negative social and environmental impacts; and how engineers can apply their skills to address problems in developing countries. The course builds on field trips and workshops with design exercises, media clips, and lectures and considers the challenges of studying and practicing sustainability in the twenty-first century world.
SISU-102-019
Term: Summer 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Sustainable Devel & Design
Instructional Method: Online. Sustainable Development and Design (1) This course introduces the concept of sustainable design. Environmental scientists have an important role to play in addressing development challenges. The course examines what drives the need for environmentally and socially sustainable design and explores possible solutions. Questions discussed include what it means to design products that are good for people and for the planet, how products are built without negative social and environmental impacts; and how engineers can apply their skills to address problems in developing countries. The course builds on field trips and workshops with design exercises, media clips, and lectures and considers the challenges of studying and practicing sustainability in the twenty-first century world.
SISU-102-020
Term: Summer 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Sustainable Devel & Design
Instructional Method: Online. Sustainable Development and Design (1) This course introduces the concept of sustainable design. Environmental scientists have an important role to play in addressing development challenges. The course examines what drives the need for environmentally and socially sustainable design and explores possible solutions. Questions discussed include what it means to design products that are good for people and for the planet, how products are built without negative social and environmental impacts; and how engineers can apply their skills to address problems in developing countries. The course builds on field trips and workshops with design exercises, media clips, and lectures and considers the challenges of studying and practicing sustainability in the twenty-first century world.
SISU-102-021
Term: Summer 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Sustainable Devel & Design
Instructional Method: Online. Sustainable Development and Design (1) This course introduces the concept of sustainable design. Environmental scientists have an important role to play in addressing development challenges. The course examines what drives the need for environmentally and socially sustainable design and explores possible solutions. Questions discussed include what it means to design products that are good for people and for the planet, how products are built without negative social and environmental impacts; and how engineers can apply their skills to address problems in developing countries. The course builds on field trips and workshops with design exercises, media clips, and lectures and considers the challenges of studying and practicing sustainability in the twenty-first century world.