GCHS 830 (01) - International Development & Human Security

Internat'l Develop & Human Sec

Online Course Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous
Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Term 1 (08/26/2024 - 10/18/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 13220
Introduces international development policy and practice. Explores the interrelatedness of the United Nations' distinct human security domains (economic, food, health, environmental, personal, community, and political security), and reviews their connections to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (e.g., zero hunger, peace, justice and strong institutions). Examines the strategies used by humanitarian and development organizations to enhance people's well?being in fragile states and conflict zones. Topics include: ethics of humanitarianism; how to create effective programs to alleviate poverty, tackle corruption and empower women and girls. Case studies on countries in Asia, Middle East, Africa and Latin America.
Section Comments: Tech requirements: microphone & webcam. Students not in the GCHS program must have permission from the GCHS Coordinator Melinda Negron-Gonzales. Short 8-week format. Firm deadlines for assignments spread throughout the 8 weeks.
Cross listed with : DPP 901.01
Only listed majors in section: COM DEV PLC PRT, GLB CON HMN SEC
Instructors: Michael Swack, Lee Farrow

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 10/18/2024 Hours Arranged ONLINE