Certificate in International Politics 444x718The International Politics Certificate provides an understanding of the history of international relations, the current world order, its dominant trends, and its likely evolution. It also addresses selected international policy issues that may be studied according to a student’s interests or professional requirements. Students examine the issues of war, peace, and sovereignty, and their relation to the international system.  It prepares graduates for careers in diplomacy, intelligence, and policymaking.

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Curriculum

Required Courses in International Studies

Area-Study Courses for International Politics

(One required)

Elective Courses for International Politics

(8 credits required)

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate knowledge of basic terms, concepts, history, theories, and geography related to international politics.
  2. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the history of international relations, the current world order, its dominant trends, and its likely evolution.
  3. Students will demonstrate the ability to assess arguments, identify logical flaws, and obtain supporting or corrective information.
  4. Students will demonstrate the use of clear, effective and persuasive communications.

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