POL436 - Southeast Asian Governments and Politics

General

Prefix

POL

Course Number

436

Course ID

00147094

Course Level

Undergraduate

Instruction Mode

Lecture

Department(s)

Description

Southeast Asian governmental institutions, their political processes, and recent political and economic trajectories that form the prospects of democratization in some countries and democratic consolidation in others.

Cross Listed Courses

Prerequisites

No Requisites

Credits

Min

3

Max

3

Repeatable

No

Goals and Diversity

MN Goal Course

Yes

MN Goal Designation(s)

08

Cultural Diversity

No

Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Identify Island SEA countries and Mainland SEA countries.

Outcome

Analyze each country's political background, cultures, and religions.

Outcome

Examine how Buddhism, Islamism, and western colonialism formed the basis of SEA political systems.

Outcome

Analyze SEA Al Qaeda networks.

Outcome

Analyze the causes and consequences of European colonialism and will be able to examine local resistances against European colonists after WWII and approaches to gain independences.

Outcome

Identify political and economic trajectories of SEA countries after independences.

Outcome

Analyze U.S. foreign policy toward Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam from the 1960s to the 1970s.

Outcome

Examine contemporary regional issues.

Outcome

Analyze international relations between SEA countries and China and between SEA countries and U.S.

Outcome

Analyze SEA politics of drug trafficking.

Course Outline

Course Outline

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Dependencies

No dependencies