Political Science
 

National Security Affairs

National Security Affairs
Foreign policy, defense strategy, and intelligence.
POLI
377
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 TaughtFall Contact Department, Winter Contact Department, Spring Contact Department, Summer Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining POLI 377
Course Outcomes: 

Politics, International Relations, and Political Philosophy

Students will understand Security Studies

Faith and Political Analysis

Be able to articulate principles of faith in political analysis.

Politics, International Relations, and Political Philosophy

Students will understand the evolution of American national security policy since WWII, especially since 9/11

Effective Research and Analysis

Students will write a Policy Position Paper

Politics, International Relations, and Political Philosophy

Demonstrate a familiarity with each of the four major subfields of political science: American politics, comparative politics, international relations, and political philosophy.

Faith and Political Analysis

Throughout the course, students will integrate moral perspectives on American national security policy with secular perspectives thereof

Political Process, Theory, and Thought

Possess a factual and theoretical knowledge of countries, political processes, political theories, and political thought.

Effective Research and Analysis

Use appropriate methods of analysis and research, including qualitative and quantitative methods, historical comparison, and textual interpretation to answer political questions.

Political Process, Theory, and Thought

Students will be familiar with the primary institutions and processes of American national security policy making

Effective and Professional Writing

Write professional grade research papers on political science questions.