SISA-313
Topics Peace/Sec-Europe
Prerequisite: SISU-206 and SISU-210.
OPEN
001
Security Issues 
03.00
 
 
 
 
Security Issues (3) Offered as part of the AU Abroad program in Madrid, Spain, this course examines the phenomenon of political violence in Western Europe, specifically engaging in issues with Spain, the Basque Country, and new threats across the continent. Against the traditional interpretation of terrorism in the United States as a violent strategy used by outside groups in an attempt to influence the government's foreign policy, in Europe there have been numerous domestic terrorist groups that sought, through the use of violence, to transform their political regimes to achieve their goals of secession and more.
SISA-319
Topics in Int'l Studies
Prerequisite: SISU-206.
OPEN
001
Spanish Culture & Civilization 
01.00
 
 
 
 
Spanish Culture and Civilization (1) Offered as part of the AU Abroad program in Madrid, this course examines the development of the cultures and civilizations of Spain as well as the constructions of the various national identities and analyzes the interactions with the rest of Europe, Northern Africa, and Latin America in order to better understand the current realities and complexities of the country.
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-458 002.
(Meets with ECON 458 002)
SISA-333
Topics Foreign Policy-Europe
Prerequisite: SISU-206 and SISU-230.
OPEN
001
NATO & Internatl Security Org 
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
Intl Dev & Institl Strengthng 
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-363
Topics Iden/Culture-Europe
Prerequisite: SISU-206 and SISU-260.
OPEN
001
Spanish Culture & Civilization 
03.00
 
 
 
 
Spanish Culture and Civilization (3) Offered as part of the AU Abroad program in Madrid, this course examines the development of the cultures and civilizations of Spain as well as the constructions of the various national identities and analyzes the interactions with the rest of Europe, Northern Africa, and Latin America in order to better understand the current realities and complexities of the country.
OPEN
002
Spain/Latin Amer 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.
OPEN
003
Pol, Econ, & Soc of Spain I 
03.00
 
 
 
 
Politics, Economics, and Society of Spain I (3) Part of the AU Abroad Semester in Madrid, seminars cover the politics, economy, culture, society, and foreign relations of contemporary Spain, including political issues such as separatism, economic trends and Spain's place in the European Union (EU), Spanish society, conflicts among various social groups, and cultural life in Spain.
OPEN
004
Pol, Econ, & Soc of Spain II 
03.00
 
 
 
 
Politics, Economics, and Society of Spain II (3) Part of the AU Abroad Semester in Madrid, seminars cover the politics, economy, culture, society, and foreign relations of contemporary Spain, including political issues such as separatism, economic trends and Spain's place in the European Union (EU), Spanish society, conflicts among various social groups, and cultural life in Spain.
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
International Relations in EU 
03.00
 
 
 
 
International Relations in the European Union (3) The European Union has been a successful integration process in the international scene. Yet it is very difficult to classify the outcome of this integration, which despite its scope and influence remains far away from the ordinary citizen. Is it an economic giant but a political dwarf? This course introduces the key features for understanding why there is such a project, how it works, its nature and the main debates revolving around its present and its future. Offered as part of the AU Abroad program in Madrid, Spain.
SISA-452
AU-Sciences Po, Paris
Permission: SIS Study Abroad office.
OPEN
001
 
01.00-15.00
 
 
 
 
SISA-453
AU-Ritsumeikan Univ, Japan
Permission: SIS Study Abroad office.
OPEN
001
 
01.00-17.00
 
 
 
 
SISA-454
AU-Korea University
Permission: SIS Study Abroad office.
OPEN
001
 
01.00-15.00