Serves as the gateway course for the Minor in International Development and Conflict Management. Provides an introductory foundation in the theory and practice of international development and conflict management. Introduces the structures, key players, intersections, and main trends in the evolution of the fields. Explores causal factors that drive economic growth, poverty, inequality, and conflict, as well as the resources, methods, and tools available to track and address these issues.
Restriction: Enrollment is restricted to students in the Minor in International Development and Conflict Management; and permission of BSOS-Government & Politics department; and sophomore standing or higher. Additional information: Students are expected to take the course during the Fall semester after admission to the program.
Grading Method: Regular, Pass-Fail, Audit
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