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PSC 405U - International Security

(3 units)
Examination of the theoretical basis for understanding international security. Explores challenges and problems from particular security issues. Examines methods of preventing, managing and settling security threats.

Prerequisite(s): PSC 211 PSC 231 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall - Odd Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. demonstrate understanding of the classical and contemporary literature on how nations protect their security when interacting with other international actors.
2. critically analyze current international security concerns.
3. evaluate how both domestic and international political components influence and limit decision making options.
4. analyze emerging world events for potential conflict within the framework of major international relations theory.
5. formulate and articulate a well-reasoned and theoretically supported policy approach that nations might adopt to insure their national security and promote international peace.


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