|CLASS CODE:||INTST 293||CREDITS: 2|
|GENERAL EDUCATION:||This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.|
|DESCRIPTION:||An examination of international institutions such as the UN, NATO, EU, WTO, IMF, and ASEAN, as well as NGOs, and the roles they play in the international issues of the day.|
|CONTENT AND TOPICS:||This course examines the organizational structure of various international agencies (UN, NATO, EU, WTO, IMF, ASEAN, NGOs), and then analyzes these institutions' roles in current affairs and their relationship to American foreign policy.|
|GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:||1. Be introduced to a brief history of American foreign policy since World War II.
2. Gain an understanding of organizations and functions of international institutions, such as the UN, IMF, World Bank, WTO, EU, and NATO.
3. Gain an understanding of current foreign policy issues related to the above named organizations.
4. Understand the vocabulary of international studies.
5. Learn to recognize, in the readings, an author's arguments and biases.
|REQUIREMENTS:||Teaching methods include lectures and readings.
Quizzes and objective tests will be used to assess student progress.
Regular attendance is required. All faculty give assignments, but each determines his/her own combination of text assignments, projects, and tests.
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2003|