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GOV 344 : American Foreign Relations (Online)

Course Description

3 college credit hours

Government 344 covers the last fifty years of American foreign relations. The study of American foreign relations is one of the most important subjects covered under the rubric of international relations (or government) at The University of Texas at Austin. This subject clearly touches upon other fields in international relations, particularly American government and comparative politics. This distance learning class should be of value to almost any undergraduate student in political science.

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Official UT Austin Course Description
The aims, methods, and accomplishments of United States foreign policy since World War II, by geographic areas and by special problems.

Six semester hours of lower-division coursework in government.

Students should contact the University Extension advisor with any questions about prerequisites or placement in our courses. All students should contact their academic advisor with any questions about how this course fulfills their degree requirements.

Graded Assessments
16 assignments
2 exams (taken at approved testing site)

Textbook(s) and Materials
Hook, Steven W. and John Spanier. American Foreign Policy Since World War II, 17th Edition. CQ Press, 2006.
ISBN 978-1-93311-671-6

Hook, Steven W. U.S. Foreign Policy: The Paradox of World Power, 2nd Edition, CQ Press, 2007.
ISBN 978-0-87289-466-2

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