Fall 2019 Semester

Monday, August 26, 2019 - Tuesday, December 17, 2019

International Affairs (MAIA)

CPOL 500 – Introduction to International Affairs (required for the MAIA degree) (3.00 Credits)
Designed to acquaint the student with the recent history of international affairs, principal subfields in the discipline, major theoretical and methodological debates in the study of world politics, and the importance of proposing parsimonious hypotheses in testing the theories. International Affairs.
Dr. Laura Manning-Johnson (UC Santa Barbara)
Tuesday, 6:40 pm - 9:10 pm
CPOL 535 – Law of War (3.00 Credits)
Invesitgates the princples of international law regulating the use of force in international society. The course is designed to examine the permissibility of using force and the law governing the conduct of hostiles. The course looks in detail at the right of self-defense and anticipatory self-defense, the role of the UN, humanitarian intervention, self-determination, reprisals and intervention in civil war. Discussions will also include the right to participate in hostilities, the law of weaponry, including weapons of mass destruction, the protection of civilians, rules for occupation, classification of those captured on the battlefield, and rules of engagement. Significant attention will be given to developments arising from the Global War on Terrorism.
Dr. Richard Love (University of New South Wales)
Thursday, 6:40 pm - 9:10 pm
CPOL 563 – Post-Soviet Russia and the Era of Putin (3.00 Credits)
An examination of Russian political and economic development and foreign policy under Gorbachev and Yeltsin, with significant attention given to the era of Putin.
Dr. Sergei Gretsky (Georgetown University)
Monday, 6:40 pm - 9:10 pm

CPOL 594 – Independent Study (3.00 Credits)
CPOL 595A – Congressional Internship (3.00 Credits)
CPOL 595C – Washington Internship (3.00 Credits)
CPOL 694 – Independent Study: Master's Thesis (3.00 Credits)
CPOL 698A – Master's Comprehensive Examination (w/Classes) (0.00 Credits)