This core course is designed especially for Master of International Service (MIS) degree candidates. It provides a graduate-level introduction to the fundamental theories, concepts, and controversies in the contemporary study of international affairs. The course establishes a foundation for advanced study and understanding of international relations, global governance, and communication, and builds a bridge between theory and practice in today’s world. It emphasizes the ability to think about international relations from a variety of theoretical and conceptual perspectives and understand the resulting implications for policy making.
Required for the following concentrations at MAIR online: