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Course Code: IRLS413 Course ID: 3762 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course examines the application of conflict resolution theories to interstate crises and civil wars by international organizations like the UN and NATO, states and ad hoc coalitions of states and non-government entities. The focus will be on the post-cold war conflicts.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
04/26/2021 - 10/01/2021 10/04/2021 - 11/28/2021 October Fall 2021 Session B 8 Week session
06/28/2021 - 12/03/2021 12/06/2021 - 01/30/2022 December Fall 2021 Session D 8 Week session
08/31/2021 - 02/04/2022 02/07/2022 - 04/03/2022 February Winter 2022 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

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

CO-1 Evaluate the general approaches to conflict resolution employed by the United Nations, the United States and other members of the international community.

CO-2 Critique the effectiveness of mediation, arbitration and economic sanctions as methods for promoting conflict resolution.

CO-3 Differentiate among three general types of peacekeeping missions.

CO-4 Analyze the relationships among the United Nations and other international organizations

CO-5 Evaluate the effectiveness of a UN peacekeeping mission

Forum discussions – 25 percent

Posts should reflect an assimilation of the readings. Students are required to provide a substantive initial post by Thursday at 11:55 pm ET and respond to 2 or more classmates by Sunday 11:55 pm ET. Forum posts are graded on timeliness, relevance, knowledge of the weekly readings, and the quality of original ideas.

Midterm assignment - 25 percent

This assignment is a take-home essay assignment of 2 questions, 3 pages each, to test knowledge and assimilation of the course objectives. The exclusive use of required texts and readings from this course is mandatory.

Progress assignment - 25 percent

Specialized Exercise. 8-10 pages including research and analysis.

Final assignment – 25 percent

This assignment is a take-home essay assignment of 2 questions, 3 pages each, to test knowledge and assimilation of the course objectives. The exclusive use of required texts and readings from this course is mandatory.

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

CO-1 Evaluate the general approaches to conflict resolution employed by the United Nations, the United States and other members of the international community.

CO-2 Critique the effectiveness of mediation, arbitration and economic sanctions as methods for promoting conflict resolution.

CO-3 Differentiate among three general types of peacekeeping missions.

CO-4 Analyze the relationships among the United Nations and other international organizations

CO-5 Evaluate the effectiveness of a UN peacekeeping mission

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.