International Development Program Concentration
Sample Learning Outcomes
- Define and understand central concepts of international development, including measurement of development, actors, theoretical approaches, and the history and trajectory of the field.
- Gain a greater ability to apply knowledge and analysis to specific development contexts and cases in order to evaluate the strengths and limitations of theoretical approaches, programs, and projects.
- Evaluate the merits of different approaches to international development on the basis of values at stake, including ethical, political, social, environmental, and economic ramifications.
- Have a working understanding of the causes and implications of a range of global environmental challenges and of different forms of response.
- Analyze the main problems related to diseases and health in international relations and development policy, as well as international efforts to control the spread of disease.
Careers in International Development
- Development and disaster relief
- Infrastructure building
- Trade and economic policy
- Human rights and humanitarian aid