College of Arts and Letters
Students learn how to conduct research from theory formulation through data collection and hypothesis testing in the field of international affairs. Special emphasis on research and computer literacy. Prerequisite: MATH 220.
Part of the "Global Affairs" Washington Semester program, the course entails intensive study of a global theme. The theme's dynamics will be explored in varied settings: localities, nation-states, global geographic regions and international organizations (both governmental and non-governmental). The course provides outlets for engagement with policy actors and institutions based in Washington, D.C., as well as for individual and group experiential learning activities. Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Washington Semester program.
4 credits.This is the capstone course in the international affairs major. It provides an interdisciplinary overview of the fields within international affairs and an opportunity for students to complete individual research projects on international problems. Prerequisites: Completion of all courses in the core requirement of the major and senior standing.