U.S. Foreign Policy

GST 6550 4 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Examines the U.S. role in the world by focusing on the dynamics of power in the international system. Explores the theoretical foundations, historical contexts, and domestic sources of past and present U.S. foreign policy choices. Case materials and topics may include humanitarian intervention, nuclear proliferation, the global economy, tensions in the Middle East, and bilateral relations between the United States and such nations as China, Russia, Cuba, or Colombia. Debates the efficacy and ethics of U.S. global power and the future of the U.S.-dominated liberal world order.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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