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Course Details

Course Code: IRLS310 Course ID: 3999 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course introduces students to the international relations subfield of human security. A broad overview of the security issues affecting humans, their communities, and as a result global stability are the focus of this course.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

CO- 1 Describe the role of rapid globalization in changing perceptions of security

CO – 2 Identify key threats to human security

CO – 3 Compare and contrast traditional international relations approaches to security with the doctrine of human security

CO – 4 Examine the various initiatives developed by states, non-state actors, and intergovernmental organizations to enhance human security

CO – 5 Apply the concepts of human security

These course objectives harmonize with the Degree Program Objectives, which require graduates to:

  • Compare and contrast the political, economic, and military components of foreign policy decision making and analyze the impact of foreign policy on domestic decisions.
  • Draw conclusions about the implications of foreign policy as it is currently applied to various regions of the world.
  • Evaluate the "national interest" and how it is formulated, assess alternatives to current policies, and examine their likely impact on the United States, its allies, and other nations.
  • Examine the theory, nature, and causes of war and their relationship to diplomacy; assess the contributions of diplomacy to accomplishment of war objectives.
  • Critically assess the unique principles, structure, and organization of the major international organizations.
  • Examine the prospects of governance by international organizations.
  • Assess the economic and political processes in international development; diagnose social issues in international development; appraise the need for sustainable international development.
  • Evaluate the multidimensional effects of globalization.
NameGrade %
Discussions 30.00 %
Week 1: Human Security Issues 6.00 %
Week 2: Food Security 6.00 %
Week 4: Environmental Security 6.00 %
Week 5: Economic Security 6.00 %
Week 7: Political Security 6.00 %
Assignments 30.00 %
Week 3 - Research Plan for Final Assignment 15.00 %
Week 6 - Research Outline 15.00 %
Final Assignment 40.00 %
Week 8 Final Research Project 40.00 %

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

CO- 1 Describe the role of rapid globalization in changing perceptions of security

CO – 2 Identify key threats to human security

CO – 3 Compare and contrast traditional international relations approaches to security with the doctrine of human security

CO – 4 Examine the various initiatives developed by states, non-state actors, and intergovernmental organizations to enhance human security

CO – 5 Apply the concepts of human security

These course objectives harmonize with the Degree Program Objectives, which require graduates to:

  • Compare and contrast the political, economic, and military components of foreign policy decision making and analyze the impact of foreign policy on domestic decisions.
  • Draw conclusions about the implications of foreign policy as it is currently applied to various regions of the world.
  • Evaluate the "national interest" and how it is formulated, assess alternatives to current policies, and examine their likely impact on the United States, its allies, and other nations.
  • Examine the theory, nature, and causes of war and their relationship to diplomacy; assess the contributions of diplomacy to accomplishment of war objectives.
  • Critically assess the unique principles, structure, and organization of the major international organizations.
  • Examine the prospects of governance by international organizations.
  • Assess the economic and political processes in international development; diagnose social issues in international development; appraise the need for sustainable international development.
  • Evaluate the multidimensional effects of globalization.
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.