See note regarding special topics and LAW courses*.

Required course (3 credits):
At least one course from the following. Courses not taken as the required course can be used as supporting courses.
HIST 6330Modern U.S. Foreign Policy
IAFF 6521U.S. Foreign Policy Summer Program
PSC 6346The Politics of U.S. Foreign Policy (U.S. Foreign Policy-Making)
Supporting courses (9 credits):
HIST 6032Reading and Research Seminar: Strategy and Policy
IAFF 6145U.S. Space Policy
IAFF 6148Space and National Security
IAFF 6158Special Topics in International Science and Technology Policy (Science Diplomacy)
IAFF 6163Transnational Security
IAFF 6165Fundamentals of Intelligence
IAFF 6186Special Topics in Security Policy Studies (Coercion and Deterrence in Peace and War)
IAFF 6186Special Topics in Security Policy Studies (Countering Violent Extremism)
IAFF 6186Special Topics in Security Policy Studies (Homeland Security)
IAFF 6186Special Topics in Security Policy Studies (Insurgency and Counterinsurgency)
IAFF 6186Special Topics in Security Policy Studies (Military Power and Effectiveness)
IAFF 6186Special Topics in Security Policy Studies (Nuclear Security Policy)
IAFF 6186Special Topics in Security Policy Studies (Strategic Planning for the 21st Century)
IAFF 6186Special Topics in Security Policy Studies (Terrorism Today)
IAFF 6186Special Topics in Security Policy Studies (U.S. Grand Strategy)
IAFF 6186Special Topics in Security Policy Studies (U.S. National Security)
IAFF 6198Special Topics in International Economic Policy
IAFF 6208Special Topics in Global Communication (Public Diplomacy)
IAFF 6338Special Topics in European and Eurasian Studies (US-Russia Relations in the 21st Century)
IAFF 6358Special Topics in Latin American and Hemispheric Studies (Contemporary Issues of US-Mexico Relations)
IAFF 6378Special Topics in Middle East Studies (U.S. Policy in the Gulf)
IAFF 6378Special Topics in Middle East Studies (U.S. Security Policy in the Middle East)
PSC 6439International Political Economy

*Specific subject matter covered in special/selected topics courses varies by semester. Consult the Schedule of Classes for each semester's offerings. Topics courses not listed here may be used to fulfill program requirements if approved by the Program Director. Up to two relevant LAW courses may be taken with the permission of the Law School Dean of Students and the Elliott School academic advisor.