Course Descriptions

Political Science

POLS 371/571 American Foreign Policy (3)

David Shirk

dshirk@SanDiego.edu

CRN 11  (371) Limit 25
CRN 12  (571) Limit 5
3-week Pre Session (6/4 – 6/22)
M-Th              
4 - 7:15 p.m.    
KIPJ-253

This course provides an in-depth exploration of the challenges and opportunities facing American foreign policy in the 21st century. Students examine the historical legacy and internal and external constraints on foreign policy decision making. Students also study theoretical approaches in the discipline of international relations and discuss their relevance to an empirical analysis of American foreign policy. Note: course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Monday, May 14.

POLS 379 International Political Boundaries and Border Policies (3)

Vidya Nadkarni

nadkarni@SanDiego.edu

CRN 24 Limit 30
3-week Pre Session (6/4 – 6/22)
M-Th              
1:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.                        
KIPJ-218

This course provides an examination of the theoretical and empirical literature on international boundary dynamics and border policies related to diplomacy, migration, trade, economic development, crime, and terrorism. This course may also consider boundary negotiations over contested interstate borders. Note: course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Monday, May 14.