The Role of Political Psychology in Diplomacy
What is political psychology?
How is political psychology used in diplomacy?
Skills for becoming a leader in diplomacy
- Introduction to International and Global Studies. This course is an introductory survey of the interdisciplinary character of international studies that examines international politics, economics, society, history, and literature. It explores the origins and development of the field, major trends and themes in international and global affairs, and key international topics that affect all of our lives.
- International and Global Issues. This course examines global issues through the lens of major international relations theories to increase awareness and provide an analytical framework for understanding and addressing the challenges that extend beyond borders of individual states and affect political, social, and economic well-being of populations around the globe.
- International Studies Capstone. This course consists of an independent research project under the guidance and supervision of a faculty member. The student writes a substantial paper on a topic chosen by the student and approved by the instructor.
- Study Abroad/Internship. The study abroad requirement, along with a foreign language course, enriches the international studies major’s understanding of the world and offers real-world perspective to help deepen the learning experience.
- Intercultural Studies. This course introduces students to selected Asian, African, and Middle Eastern cultures to increase global awareness and understanding and enhance cross-cultural tolerance and communication.
- Macroeconomics. This course studies the overall economic activity and growth of a nation. Topics include the basic model of supply and demand, national income accounting, the determinants of national income and employment, the meaning and measurement of inflation and unemployment, business cycles, the economics of money and banking, and the role of monetary and fiscal policies in influencing economic activity.
- Comparative Politics. This course studies several Western, communist/former communist, and Third World political systems using comparative analysis.