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Course Code: MILH422 Course ID: 3401 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course examines the strategy, operations, evolution, and functions of United Nations and regional peacekeeping operations (PKO) from the end of the Cold War to the present. Emphasis is on the significance of individual peacekeeping missions, including their background, functioning, military operations, and end result. While the United Nations peacekeeping operations are studied in detail, other forms of peacekeeping are presented as well.

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
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

CO-1: Elaborate on why peace-keeping missions are needed.

CO-2: Understand the impact of superpower rivalry in the evolution of peace-keeping missions.

CO-3: Distinguish between military observer missions and peace-keeping operations.

CO-4: Analyze the course the United Nations will take in the future.

CO-5: Examine the levels of conflict and other factors involved determining the need of peace-keeping operations.

CO-6: Expound upon the successes and difficulties of UN missions and peace-keeping operations.

CO-7: Assess the difference between peace enforcement and peace-keeping.

CO-8: Summarize the international repercussions that arise from peace-keeping operations.

CO-9: Discuss the civilian components of the United Nations

CO-10: Explain how geographic locations play a key role in peace-keeping operations.

NameGrade %
Discussions 35.00 %
W1: Present your PowerPoint presentation topic this week 4.38 %
W2: Post-Cold War operations - Central America and the Gulf War 4.38 %
W3: UN peacekeeping in the 1990s 4.38 %
W4: Explaining the decrease in UN missions 1995-2000. 4.38 %
W5: UN agency interaction in peacekeeping missions 4.38 %
W6: Contemporary issues in peacekeeping with historical context 2.19 %
W6: Biography PowerPoint 2.19 %
W7: Safe zones for refugees in PKO missions 4.38 %
W8: Closing thoughts 4.38 %
Research Paper 25.00 %
Research Paper 25.00 %
Power Point 10.00 %
Short Power Point 10.00 %
Final Assignment 15.00 %
Final Assignment 15.00 %
Paper Proposal 10.00 %
Paper Proposal 10.00 %
Forum Presentation of PowerPoint 5.00 %
Forum Presentation of PowerPoint 5.00 %

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

CO-1: Elaborate on why peace-keeping missions are needed.

CO-2: Understand the impact of superpower rivalry in the evolution of peace-keeping missions.

CO-3: Distinguish between military observer missions and peace-keeping operations.

CO-4: Analyze the course the United Nations will take in the future.

CO-5: Examine the levels of conflict and other factors involved determining the need of peace-keeping operations.

CO-6: Expound upon the successes and difficulties of UN missions and peace-keeping operations.

CO-7: Assess the difference between peace enforcement and peace-keeping.

CO-8: Summarize the international repercussions that arise from peace-keeping operations.

CO-9: Discuss the civilian components of the United Nations

CO-10: Explain how geographic locations play a key role in peace-keeping operations.

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.