Master of Arts in the Field of International Affairs, U.S. Foreign Policy Concentration

Choose four courses, at least one must be from the 'Core Course' list:

Core courses:
HIST 6330Modern U.S. Foreign Policy
IAFF 6521U.S. Foreign Policy Summer Program
PSC 6346The Politics of U.S. Foreign Policy
PSC 6347U.S. Foreign Policy Traditions
PSC 6348Politics of U.S. National Security Policy
Supporting courses:
ECON 6292Topics in International Trade
• Economics of U.S Trade Policy
HIST 6032Reading and Research Seminar: Strategy and Policy
HIST 6321Readings/Research Seminar: Recent U.S. History
IAFF 6118Special Topics in International Affairs
• Public Diplomacy
• Leadership Challenges and Ethical Dilemmas in National Security
• Afghanistan and Iraq: Does Intervention Work?
• US Foreign Policy and International Organizations
• Contemporary Issues in US Diplomacy
IAFF 6145U.S. Space Policy
IAFF 6148Space and National Security
IAFF 6158Special Topics in International Science and Technology Policy
• Cyber and Information Policy
• Science, Technology, and Energy Policy
• Cybersecurity
IAFF 6163Transnational Security
IAFF 6165Fundamentals of Intelligence
IAFF 6186Special Topics in Security Policy Studies
• National Security Budgeting
• Insurgency and Counterinsurgency
• Responses to Terrorism
• Military Technology Assessment
• Strategic Planning for the 21st Century
• Countering Violent Extremism
• Military Power and Effectiveness
IAFF 6198Special Topics in International Trade and Investment Policy
• 21st Century Trade: Issues and Strategy
IAFF 6118Special Topics in International Affairs
or SMPA 6275 Public Diplomacy
IAFF 6208Special Topics in Global Communication
or SMPA 6270 Special Topics in Media and Public Affairs
IAFF 6302Taiwan: Internal Development and Foreign Policy
IAFF 6338Special Topics in European and Eurasian Studies
• Transatlantic Relations 21st Century
IAFF 6378Special Topics in Middle East Studies
• U.S. Foreign Policy in the Gulf
• U.S. Security Policy in the Middle East
PSC 6349International Security Politics
PSC 6439International Political Economy
SMPA 6270Special Topics in Media and Public Affairs
• Public Diplomacy

Note: Special/Selected Topics courses change often
Check the schedule of classes for each semester's offerings. With permission of the program director, other Special/Selected Topics courses not listed here may be used to fulfill program requirements.