May 20, 2024  
ARCHIVED 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
ARCHIVED 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

POLS 300 - Great Decisions in International Politics

4.00 credit hours
A comparative case study analysis of the decision making process for three seminal events in international politics. The course explores the causal dynamics behind the origins of World War I, the Cuban Missile Crisis and the 2003 Iraq War decision. Students learn the core components of qualitative research through the collection and review of archive research materials. The objective of the course is to develop the knowledge and skill set for evaluating foreign policy decision making in theory and practice.

Prerequisite(s): POLS 102 .
Cardinal Directions Designation(s): Social Sciences, Global Understanding.
iCon(s): Thinking Globally.

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