United States Foreign Policy|
|Certificates: Civic Engagement, International Relations|
This course provides a survey of the content and formulation of American foreign policy with an emphasis on the period after World War II. It evaluates the sources of American foreign policy including the international system, societal factors, government processes, and individual decision makers. The course begins with a consideration of major trends in U.S. foreign policy after World War II. With a historical base established, the focus turns to the major institutions and actors in American foreign policy. The course concludes with an examination of the challenges and opportunities that face current U.S. decision makers. A significant component of the course is the intensive discussion of specific foreign policy decisions.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CIR)(GOVT)(GOVT-American)(GOVT-Intl.)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Less than 50%
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Donald Snow & Patrick Haney, US FOREIGN POLICY: BACK TO THE WATER'S EDGE, 5th edition, 1442268174.
James McCormick, DOMESTIC SOURCES OF AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY, 7th ed., 1442275367
|Examination and Assignments: |
Take-home midterm, take-home final, participation.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
For information on the waitlist process, see http://dfoyle.faculty.wesleyan.edu/. Note: wait list form must be submitted by end of the first day the course meets.
|Instructor(s): Foyle,Douglas C. Times: ..T.R.. 10:20AM-11:40AM; Location: FISK404; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 25||SR major: 0||JR major: 13|| || |
|Seats Available: -2||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 0||JR non-major: 0||SO: 12||FR: X|