This course is a wide-ranging introduction to the core principles of international and global affairs. Introductory sessions will cover a variety of concepts and theories of international relations and global governance and the challenges of policy analysis in these domains. Subsequent weeks will apply these ideas to diverse set of policy problems reflecting the current agendas of professionals working in international and global affairs. The course also emphasizes skill development, through an array of written and oral exercises and team activities.
This course is required for MPP students considering a concentration in IGA and they will be granted priority enrollment. Any remaining enrollment space will be open to MPP2, MPA, MC/MPA, and MPA/ID students.