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Debates in Global Affairs: The Ethics of Conflict

Why do nations and nonstate actors enter into conflict? What is the “responsibility to protect” and how does the global community respond to this mandate? How have advances in weaponry affected engagement in conflict? If you are considering a career in global affairs, this course will provide you with a basic understanding of international relations theory. Historical and current case studies will introduce you to the special considerations required when addressing complex peace and security issues. Written and verbal exercises will help you to develop the skills to construct and deliver coherent and effective position statements, which are essential to excellent essay writing. This course serves as the perfect entrée into the continually evolving world of global affairs by offering insight into the many pressing issues that affect our daily lives and the lives of people around the world.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • A basic understanding of international relations theory
  • The skills to construct and deliver coherent and effective position statements, which are essential to excellent essay writing

Ideal for

  • High school students who have completed grades 9, 10, or 11
  • High school students interested in exploring a career in international affairs
NO open sections available for this course at the moment. Please check back next semester.