sec450 | undergraduate
Global Security Issues
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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International Relations and Regional Tensions
- Explore the causes of internal conflict within many countries of the world.
- Evaluate the concept of building world security by strengthening international institutions.
- Examine the diversity of economic, religious, cultural, racial, and gender issues that contribute to international conflict.
- Explore the regional bases of conflict reflected in world events in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.
- Assess the evolving role of the United Nations as peacemaker and peacekeeper.
Global Socioeconomic Issues
- Examine the impact economic disparity among nations has on international security.
- Discuss the influences of global trading systems and international politics on world security.
- Explore international crime, the enforcement authorities and jurisdictions of international organizations like INTERPOL, and their impact on international security.
Environmental Issues in Global Security
- Discuss the lack of global environmental policy and intergroup conflicts.
- Examine the relationship of environmental factors and socioeconomic issues on a global level.
- Assess the role of global security in maintaining environmental quality.
National Security Policies
- Assess the influence of conventional arms trading between countries.
- Evaluate the global impact of nuclear nonproliferation policies.
- Evaluate the roles of private security organizations in maintaining global security.
- Examine the impact of global proliferation on national security.
Global Dynamics and Changing Factors Affecting Global Security
- Evaluate the dynamics of world social and political unrest.
- Examine the nature of international interests and the changing dimensions of globalized security.
- Evaluate global dependencies in business, politics, and social interests.
- Examine the interdependence and security concerns within the world trade system.
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