Political Science
 

U.S. Foreign Policy

U.S. Foreign Policy
Formation, implementation, analysis, and criticism of themes in American foreign policy.
POLI
376
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining POLI 376
Course Outcomes: 

Political Process, Theory, and Thought

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

Be intellectually enlarged

Possess a factual and theoretical knowledge of foreign policy and its relationship to 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

Demonstrate strong background in important developments and events in U.S. foreign policy history.

Effective and Professional Writing

Write professional grade research papers on political science questions.

Effective Research and Analysis

Complete a research paper that explains some aspect of U.S. foreign policy.

Political Process, Theory, and Thought

Demonstrate ability to explain U.S. foreign policy-making process.

Critical Thinking and Analysis

Think critically, analytically, and synthetically.

Effective and Professional Writing

Demonstrate the ability to write a well-crafted, persuasive research paper.

Political Process, Theory, and Thought

Demonstrate understanding of key current foreign policy issues facing U.S., and be able to discuss how history and policy process shape U.S. response to those issues.

Participation in Political Processes

Participate effectively in political processes by having an appropriate knowledge of international and national politics and political thought.

Critical Thinking and Analysis

Demonstrate the ability to analyze U.S. foreign policy in a specific policy area.

Integrity in Daily and Civic Activities

Learn the consequences of plagiarism and how to avoid it.

In written assignments, correctly acknowledge the words and/or ideas of other authors.

Participation in political processes

Be better prepared to participate as a national and global citizen.