Jun 05, 2023
POSC 342 - U.S. Foreign Policy
Factors, processes, and techniques in the formulation and execution of the foreign policy of the United States.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Understand something of the historical background and context of American foreign policy.
- Recognize the existence of multiple “actors” in the making of American foreign policy at the national, governmental level.
- Gain an appreciation and comprehension of the interrelationships between internal, domestic factors such as fundamental cultural values and interest groups, and the formulation of policy at the national, governmental level.
- Critically analyze and evaluate the appropriateness of given policies from the standpoint of different participants and from the standpoint of those to whom such policies are directed.
- Understand the different models and frameworks utilized by political scientists in the study of American foreign policy.
- Understand the basic theoretical or comparative framework for identifying similarities and dissimilarities among the world’s varied political systems.
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