This course is designed as graduate reading seminar in American foreign policy. The course will discuss the foreign policy process, a brief history of American foreign policy and its traditions, the inputs and outputs that make up foreign policy and a variety of approaches to understanding foreign policy. The goal of the course is to provide students with the theoretical and analytical tools needed to be intelligent consumers and practitioners of foreign policy. The course will incorporate current events in American foreign policy as a means of demonstrating the academic concepts of the course in practice. This is a seminar course and students are expected to do the required readings prior to each class meeting.

Lecture Hours: 3.00 Lab Hours: 0Total Hours: 3.00