Foreign Policy Design

SLN #: 81603
Course Prefix: LAW-791
Course Section: 032
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Bradtke

Course Description:
Students constitute a U.S. Embassy Country Team for a specific country and manage a reality-based diplomatic agenda. The focus country will be one dealing with challenges related to the establishment of rule of law and good governance. Students will be assigned the actual roles of Embassy team members, and together with their “Ambassador,” practice how U.S. foreign policy, particularly in the rule of law sector, is developed and executed in the field.

For this semester, the course will deal with U.S. relations with Hungary. The course will examine Hungary’s bilateral relationship with the United States and its broader regional relationships in the context of rule of law and governance challenges. Among the key issues in U.S. relations with Hungary are the following: democracy and rule of law under Prime Minister Orban; Hungary’s relations with its partners in the European Union; Hungary’s policy towards migrants; trade and economic relations with the United States; Hungary’s relations with Russia; Hungary’s policy towards Ukraine; Hungary’s role in European energy; and, cooperation in combatting terrorism.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: Yes
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Limited Enrollment Number: 12
Final Exam Given: No
Participation Points: Participation, team work, and initiative will account for 15% of a student’s grade
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies

* The law school has a policy that Is used To calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.