2012-2013 Catalog by American University Washington

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264 school of international service sis-565 u.s economic relations with japan and china 3 sis-619 special studies in international politics 3 international trade law sis-630 economic policy of the european union 3 concentration 9 credit hours · 9 credit hours of courses approved by the student’s academic advisor from a related field students may design their own related field with approval of the academic advisor examples include trade and investment money and finance international business law and policy development political economy another major field in sis elective 3 credit hours · 3 credit hours selected from skills workshops internship for credit master s thesis requirement or other elective courses social science research methodology 6 credit hours option i · econ-523 applied econometrics i 3 or econ-524 applied econometrics ii 3 or stat-515 regression 3 or approved first-level methods course and acct-607 financial accounting 3 or econ-524 applied econometrics ii 3 if not taken as first-level methods course or sis-680 topics in research methods in international affairs qualitative methods and methodology 3 or approved second-level methods course option ii · puad-601 quantitative methods for policy analysis i 3 or sis-600 statistics research design and research methods for international affairs 3 or sis-619 special studies in international politics advanced statistics research design and research methods for international affairs 3 or stat-514 statistical methods 3 or approved first-level methods course and acct-607 financial accounting 3 or econ-523 applied econometrics 3 or puad-602 quantitative methods for policy analysis ii 3 or stat-515 regression 3 or approved second-level methods course capstone experience 3 credit hours · sis-797 master’s thesis supervision 3-6 may include 3 elective credit hours or substantial research paper or practicum requirement note the thesis or substantial research paper must relate clearly to the field of international economic relations international politics ip 39-42 credit hours the international politics program provides students with a range of skills needed to understand some of the critical issues of our time relating to international security global governance human rights and transnational crime and corruption throughout the program students demonstrate their ability to apply concepts and theories from international relations international political economy and international law to explain key global problems and to understand and contribute to current policy debates and actions aimed at solving these problems core 18-21 credit hours · econ-603 introduction to economic theory 3 students with a strong background in economics may have this course requirement waived without substitution with permission of advisor · sis-601 theory in international relations 3 · sis-616 international economics 3 or approved course in economics 3 · 12 credit hours of approved course work in one of the following substantive areas human rights international organizations international security or transnational crime and corruption concentration 9 credit hours · 9 credit hours of approved coursework constituting an academically-sound related field of study elective 3 credit hours · 3 credit hours selected from skills workshops internship for credit master s thesis requirement or other elective courses social science research methodology 6 credit hours · sis-600 statistics research design and research methods for international affairs 3 or sis-619 special studies in international politics advanced statistics research design and research methods for international affairs 3 · methodology or professional skills course work appropriate to the student’s research and career interests 3 capstone experience 3 credit hours · sis-797 master’s thesis supervision 3-6 may include 3 elective credit hours or substantial research paper or practicum requirement note the thesis or substantial research paper must relate clearly to the field of international politics.