U.S. Foreign Policy and National Security Program Concentration
Sample Learning Outcomes
- Understand the approaches to understanding U.S. foreign and national security policy making.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the major institutions and policy processes involved in making U.S. foreign and national security.
- Understand theories, paradigms, and debates about the relationship between dynamics internal to a state and that state’s foreign and security policies.
- Leverage theories and concepts from global security, domestic politics, and policy analysis to understand, influence, and predict state behavior.
- Understand the historical context of United States foreign policy and how different interests shaped American foreign policy.
Careers in U.S. Foreign Policy and National Security
- Foreign policy making
- Security and intelligence
- Department of State work
- Education, advocacy, and research