SISA-323
Topics in Global Econ-Europe
Prerequisite: SISU-206 and SISU-220.
OPEN
001
Econ,Envirn & Trade Pol in EU 
03.00
Sheridan,J 
 
 
 
Economic, Environmental, and Trade Policy in the European Union (3) In this course, offered as part of the AU Abroad program in Brussels, students develop an in-depth working knowledge of economic, environmental, and trade policies of the European Union (EU) and gain a greater understanding of the process and evolution of the European economic integration and its implications for the world. The first part of the course examines the EU's single market economic system, the second part focuses on the EU's environmental policies and their global implications, and the third part focuses on the EU's external relations including the transatlantic relationship. Meets with ECON-458 001.
(Meets with ECON 458 001)
SISA-333
Topics Foreign Policy-Europe
Prerequisite: SISU-206 and SISU-230.
OPEN
001
NATO & Intl Security Orgs 
03.00
Sheridan,J 
 
 
 
NATO and International Security Organizations (3) Offered as part of the AU Abroad program in Brussels, Belgium, this course is an in-depth study of the role of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and other international security organizations in the global security architecture of the world. It reviews the increasing complexity of the global security environment since the end of the Cold War, including the evolution of NATO as the cornerstone of European security and the role of the United Nations Security Council in the legitimatization of military operations. As a variety of other international organizations, including the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, International Atomic Energy Agency, International Criminal Court, and the European Union, have moved into the security field, this course examines what the architecture of international security arrangements will look like in the future.
SISA-341
Topics Global Ineq/Dev-Africa
Prerequisite: SISU-206 and SISU-240.
OPEN
001
Int'l Dev & Inst Strengthening 
03.00
 
 
 
 
International Development and Institutional Strengthening (3) This course introduces students to international development in Kenya. It explores the culture, discourse, and practice of international development practitioners in Kenya and their bearing on the institutional building and strengthening. The course incorporates current debates within the field of international development and the various organizations and institutions working on development in Kenya. Guest speakers provide students with opportunities to learn directly from the experts and practitioners representing a range of development organizations. Students are introduced to many of the core activities of development organizations, including project planning, proposal writing, monitoring and evaluation as well as the characteristics of successful organizations. Students have a good opportunity to link their coursework to their externship experiences with grassroots NGOs and community-based organizations, and to ask deeper questions about development interventions and their impacts on a country such as Kenya.
SISA-353
Topics Sust/Glb Hlth-Europe
Prerequisite: SISU-206 and SISU-250.
OPEN
001
Comp Health Syst: Spain/Europe 
03.00
 
 
 
 
Comparative Health Systems: Spain and Europe (3) Offered as part of the Madrid AU Abroad program, this course analyzes the health structures, coverages, and successes in Spain and other European nations. Students learn about the diverse ways national health is managed, explore the impacts of a failing health system, and develop skills to understand and analyze varied state approaches.
SISA-363
Topics Iden/Culture-Europe
Prerequisite: SISU-206 and SISU-260.
OPEN
001
Mediterranean Seminar I 
03.00
 
 
 
 
Mediterranean Seminar I (3) This interdisciplinary course offered in the AU Abroad Madrid and the Mediterranean program acquaints students with ancient civilizations' history, politics, and economies that have profound and enduring influence on our modern way of thinking. Students look at the birth of democracy in Greece in its historic context as a response to urban growth. The course explores early philosophers, the formation of the classical worldview and the impact of this worldview on the Mediterranean region as it is today.
OPEN
002
Mediterranean Seminar II 
03.00
 
 
 
 
Mediterranean Seminar II (3) This interdisciplinary course offered in the AU Abroad Madrid and the Mediterranean program acquaints students with ancient civilizations' history, politics, and economies that have profound and enduring influence on our modern way of thinking. Students look at the birth of democracy in Greece in its historic context as a response to urban growth. The course explores early philosophers, the formation of the classical worldview and the impact of this worldview on the Mediterranean region as it is today.
OPEN
003
Contemp Mediterranean Cultures 
03.00
 
 
 
 
Contemporary Mediterranean Cultures (3) The Mediterranean has been a crucible of human cultures since the beginning of recorded history. This interdisciplinary survey course offered as part of the AU Abroad Madrid and the Mediterranean program explores the distinct ways of living that have developed around the shores of mare nostrum: their similarities and differences; conflicts and solutions; and the contemporary social problems facing the people of the Mediterranean region. Each of the thematic issues covered in this course including gender and sexuality; social inequality; society and the environment; violence and extremism; and religion in society is addressed at both the regional and local level through specific case studies from around the region.
OPEN
004
Spain/Latin Am: Immigrant Exp 
03.00
 
 
 
 
Spain and Latin America: The Immigrant Experience (3) This course, offered as part of the AU Abroad program in Madrid, reviews the different migratory waves and their profiles as well as the social, political, and economic impacts in both the sending and the receiving societies. It includes comparative case studies of demographic, sociological, economic, and policy-making interest. In addition, this course examines exile as a crucial channel of intercommunication among societies by highlighting the importance of the support and solidarity shown in times of social upheaval, economic failure, and/or political instability, as during and after the Spanish Civil War when Mexico offered political asylum to hundreds of thousands of Republicans fighting against Franco's fascist regime.
SISA-383
Topics Global/Comp Gov-Europe
Prerequisite: SISU-206 and SISU-280.
OPEN
001
Government and Politics of EU 
03.00
Sheridan,J 
 
 
 
Government and Politics of EU (3) Offered as part of the AU Abroad program in Brussels, Belgium, this course is an in-depth study of the governance, politics, and evolution of the European Union (EU). It studies the EU's institutions, and the dynamics of its internal and external policy-making processes. In this course, students learn about the structure and powers of all of the EU institutions, how these institutions interact with each other and with the member states, and the dynamics of the EU's legislative and policy processes. Students also examine the process of accession for the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, discuss the EU's emerging Common Foreign and Security Policy, and consider what the evolution of the EU means for the rest of the world. Meets with GOVT-333 001.
(Meets with GOVT 333 001)
OPEN
002
Pol/Econ of European Defense 
03.00
Sheridan,J 
 
 
 
Politics and Economics of European Defense (3) This course, offered as a part of the AU Abroad program in Brussels, Belgium, is an in-depth study of the European Union's Security and Defense Policy. Students examine the political and economic dynamics that are driving the policy's development, discuss the interaction between these economic and political dynamics, and evaluate the EU's comprehensive approach of combining and political, economic, and defense capabilities in undertaking missions. Finally, students review the security-development nexus and the EU's strategy toward security in the developing world in general, and particularly toward Africa. The course is divided into three parts. In the first part, students study the economics of defense and the economic constraints on the EU's defense ambitions. In the second part, students study the EU's security structures and the development of its defense and security capabilities in all dimensions. In the third part, the course examines the EU's Security Strategy and examines how the EU deploys its economic, political, and military capabilities in concrete operations.
OPEN
003
Mediterranean Politics 
03.00
 
 
 
 
Mediterranean Politics (3) Offered as part of the AU Abroad Madrid and the Mediterranean program, this course reviews the Mediterranean region's role in European politics through patterns of conflict and resolution. It covers politics of the Arab world and bilateral relations between countries, with a focus on conflicts in Israel, Turkey, Cyprus, and the Balkans. The course examines the strategic importance of the Maghreb, which combined with southern Europe plays an important role in the decision-making process of the Euro-Mediterranean partnership and the United States. The course also addresses strategic interests, security concerns, defense policies, migration pressure, and risks of nuclear and missile proliferation.
SISA-452
AU-Sciences Po, Paris
Permission: SIS Study Abroad office.
OPEN
001
 
01.00-15.00
 
 
 
 
SISA-454
AU-Korea University
Permission: SIS Study Abroad office.
OPEN
001
 
01.00-15.00