Introduction to International Studies
Area of Study
Global Security and Intelligence Studies
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Host University Units4
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
OverviewThe Inter-State System and the rise of the nation-state paradigm as a basis for articulating foreign policy and conducting diplomacy; post-WW II institutions and mechanisms for organizing international relations; colonialism, anti-colonialist movements and the decolonization process; the global economy and economic development agendas; the Cold War and its legacy; the rise of non-state actors; global media and transitional information flows; contemporary debates.
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Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations