International Affairs (INTA)

INTA 6002. Strategic Decision Making. 3 Credit Hours.

Examines the dynamics of individual, group, organizational, cross-cultural, and international interaction.

INTA 6003. Empirical Research Methods. 3 Credit Hours.

This course introduces research methods in international affairs. It emphasizes writing research proposals, empirical techniques, gathering and assembling data, and methods for analyzing and reporting results.

INTA 6004. Modeling, Forecasting, and Decision Making. 3 Credit Hours.

This course introduces modeling and forecasting in strategic decision making, analysis of long-term developments, path gaming, formal analysis of games, and simulation.

INTA 6011. International Trade and Technology Transfer. 3 Credit Hours.

This course examines the relationship between international trade and technology transfer and their effect on national competitiveness, national security, and international cooperation and coercion.

INTA 6014. Scenerio Writing and Path Gaming. 3 Credit Hours.

Introduces students to the construction and presentation of formalized scenerios for international planning, and into the formulation, implementation and assessment of path games. Credit not allowed for both INTA 6014 and INTA 4014.

INTA 6015. Technology and Military Organizations. 3 Credit Hours.

Explores changes in military technology, organization, and operations leading to new conceptions of the conduct of warfare as a result of revolutions in military affairs.

INTA 6016. Strategy and Arms Control. 3 Credit Hours.

Explores elements of military strategy and tactics, weapons proliferation, and arms control efforts.

INTA 6022. Ethics and International Affairs. 3 Credit Hours.

An overview of the main tradition and theories of international ethics applied to four major issues: intervention and the use of force; human rights; self- determination; and global distributive justice.

INTA 6102. International Relations Theory. 3 Credit Hours.

This course provides an introduction to theoretical approaches to understanding international relations. The focus of the course is on system-level theories and sub-systematic-level theories.

INTA 6103. International Security. 3 Credit Hours.

Examines traditional and nontraditional issues in international security, including the uses of military force, military strategy and policy, arms control, peacekeeping, the environment, and migration.

INTA 6105. International Institutional Design. 3 Credit Hours.

This course examines international institutions and their effect on foreign policy decision makers. Specific topics include: the theoretical study of cooperation; supranatural organizations and informal institutions.

INTA 6106. The State in International Affairs. 3 Credit Hours.

Explores various concepts of the state in international affairs as well as the concepts of sovereignty and revolution.

INTA 6111. U.S. Foreign and National Security Strategy. 3 Credit Hours.

This course focuses on the design and implementation of U.S. foreign policy and national strategy in the areas of arms control, the Third World, and economic policy.

INTA 6121. Seminar In Europe: European Security. 3 Credit Hours.

This course examines the history, institutional structure and functions, and current policy challenges facing the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and other European security institutions.

INTA 6131. Pacific Security Issues. 3 Credit Hours.

Examines past, present, and future security concerns in the Pacific, including the Korean pennisula, Japanese defense, the emergence of China as a military power, and the forward basing of American troops and material.

INTA 6202. Comparative Politics. 3 Credit Hours.

This course surveys the major political types of the late twentieth century world and explores their various development characteristics.

INTA 6203. Comparative Institutional Design. 3 Credit Hours.

This course examines the creation, maintenance, and evolution of political institutions, and the ways in which institutions affect policy choice.

INTA 6302. International Political Economy. 3 Credit Hours.

This course is an introduction to the politics of international economic relations. Major theoretical approaches are applied to international trade, international monetary relations, and global production in the modern era.

INTA 6304. Modernization and Development. 3 Credit Hours.

This course empirically examines processes in which a country's organizational structure is altered through economic development, political democratization, and/or social liberalization.

INTA 6306. Globalization. 3 Credit Hours.

Research seminar exploring theoretical perspectives on globalization and the political and economic issues facing modern states and their citizens in a "borderless" world.

INTA 6320. Seminar in Europe: European Union. 3 Credit Hours.

This course explores the history and processes of economic and political integration within the framework of the European Union.

INTA 6330. Political Economy of East Asia. 3 Credit Hours.

This course explores the politics of economic development in China, Japan, and Korea. Focal issues include: trade patterns, financial institutions, trade-bloc formation, industrial competitiveness, and the status of U.S.-East Asian economic relations.

INTA 6331. Chinese Political Economy. 3 Credit Hours.

This course examines the Chinese social and economic development from the seventh century to current day. Specific emphasis is placed on the political economic reforms of Deng Xiaoping and assessing the implications of continued Chinese modernization.

INTA 6740. Innovation, the State and Industrial Development in International Perspective. 3 Credit Hours.

Research seminar exploring the role of the state in industrial development, innovation and business-government relations. Special attention given to science and technology policies and their influence in different international and industrial contexts. Crosslisted with PUBP 6740.

INTA 6742. Modeling, Simulation and Military Gaming. 3 Credit Hours.

Focuses on the creation and use of modeling and simulation tools to analyze and train students regarding strategic events in international relations. Credit not allowed for both INTA 6742 and CSE 6742 (or INTA 4742 or CS 4343).

INTA 6753. Comparative Science and Technology Policy. 3 Credit Hours.

Examination of the social, political, and cultural contexts of science and technology, and how they affect the research, development, and regulatory policies of nations. Crosslisted with PUBP 6753.

INTA 6XXX. Intl Affairs Elective. 1-21 Credit Hours.

INTA 7000. Master's Thesis. 1-21 Credit Hours.

Under the direct supervision of one or more faculty members, graduate students will complete an original research design and execute that study.

INTA 8000. Seminar in Science, Technology and International Affairs I. 3 Credit Hours.

Research course introducing engineers and scientists to issues in science and technology as related to international security policy and development.

INTA 8001. Seminar in Science, Technology and International Affairs II. 3 Credit Hours.

Research course introducing engineers and scientists to issues in science and technology as related to international security policy and development.

INTA 8010. International Affairs, Science and Technology Ph.D. Proseminar. 1 Credit Hour.

An overview of resources and practices of doctoral research in International Affairs, Science, and Technology. Meetings will consist of faculty guest lectures and talks from Library personnel and others.

INTA 8801. Special Topics. 1 Credit Hour.

INTA 8802. Special Topics. 2 Credit Hours.

INTA 8803. Special Topics. 3 Credit Hours.

INTA 8804. Special Topics. 4 Credit Hours.

INTA 8805. Special Topics. 5 Credit Hours.

INTA 8813. Special Topics. 3 Credit Hours.

Topics of interest in the field of international affairs.

INTA 8823. Special Topics. 3 Credit Hours.

Topics of interest in International Affairs.

INTA 8833. Special Topics. 3 Credit Hours.

Topics of interest in the field of International Affairs.

INTA 8901. Special Problems. 1-21 Credit Hours.

INTA 8902. Special Problems. 1-21 Credit Hours.

INTA 8903. Special Problems. 1-21 Credit Hours.

INTA 8997. Teaching Assistantship. 1-9 Credit Hours.

For graduate students with a teaching assistantship.

INTA 8998. Research Assistantship. 1-9 Credit Hours.

For graduate students with a research assistantship.

INTA 9000. Doctoral Thesis. 1-21 Credit Hours.