The International Conflict credential covers current international issues and U.S. policy. Course content spans the globe, giving extra attention to the middle east.
Upon completion of this credential, you’ll be able to:
This credential may be a good fit for students pursuing degrees or working in the following fields:
What is a credential?
To earn this credential, you will complete General Education courses and a degree of your choosing, plus 12 credit hours specific to the International Conflict credential:
This course focuses on the historical roots of terrorism and stresses the importance of understanding the past to adequately prepare for the future. Through a historical perspective, this course provides basis for and discusses aspects that make contemporary terrorism of today different from traditional terrorism of the past.
A study of the historical background and contemporary organization of the international political system and the world economy.
Examination of foreign policy in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, with analysis of the U.S. foreign policy-making processes, institutions and actors.
An in-depth examination of the history of Arab-Israeli conflict, tracing its historical, political, cultural and religious roots. This course also uses the Arab-Israeli conflict to address broader issues of international conflict and conflict resolution.