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AIR245 - American Foreign Policy

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:J Boutin
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: AIR345
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit provides students with an in-depth introduction to the foreign policy of the United States. It examines the American foreign policy system, the policy community, American foreign policy interests, and the role of the US in the post-Cold War international system. The objective of this unit is to provide students with a conceptual, empirical, and analytical basis for understanding trends and developments in American foreign policy.

Assessment

2,000 word essay (50%), exam (40%), Seminar participation/Cloud (online) mode assignment (10%)

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$755$755$2269$2442

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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