Curriculum for Masters Program

 

Research Methods Core – six hours

--PS 611: Research Methods (cross listed with IDV 719: Research Design I)

--PS 612: Political Analysis (cross listed with IDV 850: Mixed Methods—composed of Elements of Statistics and Qualitative Methods)

 

IDV Core – 15 hours

--PS 757: Political Development (cross listed with IDV 851: Comparative International Political Development)

--PS 640: International Security (cross listed with IDV 890: International Security)

--PS 641: International Development Theory (cross listed with IDV 710: International Development Theory)

--PS 642: International Political Economy (cross listed with IDV 711: International Political Economy)

--PS 643: Globalization (cross listed with IDV 852: Comparative International Cultural Development)

 

Major Emphasis – nine hours to be completed in one of the four following Areas:

 

Economic Development

--IDV 721: International Development Statistics I

--IDV 729: Qualitative Methods

--IDV 730: International Development Finance

--IDV 754: Economics for International Development

--IDV 854: International Trade

 

Political Development

--IDV 712: International Law and Organization

--IDV 721: International Development Statistics I

--IDV 729: Qualitative Methods

--IDV 795: U.S. National Security Policy

--IDV 871: Institutions in Development

--IDV 872: Nation/State Building

--IDV 873: The Political Economy of Global Climate Change

                       

Security Studies

--IDV 712: International Law and Organization

--IDV 721: International Development Statistics I

--IDV 729: Qualitative Methods

--IDV 874: Ethnic Conflict and Civil War

--IDV 891: Homeland Security

--IDV 892: Terrorism and Unconventional Warfare

                                   

Social/Cultural Development

--IDV 721: International Development Statistics I

--IDV 729: Qualitative Methods

--IDV 871: Institutions in Development

--IDV 872: Nation/State Building

--IDV 873: The Political Economy of Global Climate Change