Dec 12, 2019  
2018-2019 Catalogue 
2018-2019 Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSCI 22913 - Foreign Policy Analysis

Course Credit: 1
FOREIGN POLICY ANALYSIS This is a comprehensive course covering a variety of theories and techniques used in the study of foreign policy decision-making. Each week the course will cover a specific theory of decision-making and its application. Topics covered include rational choice, bounded rationality, operational code, leadership, public opinion, media, political institutions, and the development of a research project. Appropriate application of the theories will be discussed, analyzed, and critiqued. Students can expect to develop useful knowledge of foreign policy decision-making and techniques that can be used in their independent studies. Students will be expected to read various texts and journal articles, participate in online and class discussion, complete online exams, and write a research design paper. [C, HSS]