This course 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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This course is independent study and is self-paced. Students have five months upon registration in which to complete all coursework. Exams must be taken in a proctored location, with arrangements to be made by the student. Exam proctoring fees vary by site and are not included in the library fee.
Graded Assessments and Learning Modules
4 learning modules
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 9781933116716
Hook, Steven W. U.S. Foreign Policy: The Paradox of World Power, 2nd Edition, CQ Press, 2007.