International Development Option
By taking the International Development Option you are preparing for a career which will provide the opportunity to make a massive difference in the lives of many people around the world. The program allows students to combine a breadth of interdisciplinary knowledge in the field of international development with their disciplinary specialization, such as Leadership, Health Studies or Law and Society. It will contribute to developing professionals who are prepared to compete in our rapidly globalizing world, and who are committed to its development and prosperity.
The International Development Option provides students with a firm grasp of development, global governance, and the institutions of the global economy, enhancing their capacity to implement programs and policies in NGOs, public organizations, education avenues and international organizations. It is also appropriate for those students who wish to acquire knowledge, skills and abilities to prepare for an overseas work assignment in any field.
Development Theories, Strategies, and Issues
Global Issues, Global Governance: The United Nations in the 21st Century Understanding International Organizations
2.0 credits from the following:
Disease and Society
Introduction to Microeconomics
Introduction to Macroeconomics
Introduction to Global Studies
Introduction to Human Rights
The Making of the
The Aftermath of Violence
Organizations and Social Change
Power and Governance in Organizations
Gender, Race, and Transnationalism