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SISU-240 International Development (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

This survey course covers the history of the field of international development from colonialism to current issues. It addresses major theories of development; changing approaches to foreign aid; measures of development; reasons for poverty; structural adjustment and debt; the rise of East Asia; and a variety of current issues in international development. The focus is on understanding and analyzing contending viewpoints. Usually offered every term. Grading: A-F only. Prerequisite: SISU-105. Restriction: no more than 90 credit hours.