IAS 220

Introduction to Development Studies

International and Area Studies Kennedy Center for International Studies

Course Description

Exploration of international development in non-formal education, micro-enterprises, community organizations; hunger, poverty, and other special problems in developing areas of the world.

When Taught

Fall

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Intro to Development Studies

Learning Outcome

Upon successfully completing this course, a student will be able to recognize the historical origins of international development and the various agendas that it embodies. Upon successfully completing this course, a student will be able to recognize and articulate the complexity of international development issues and their interdisciplinary nature. Upon successfully completing this course, a student will be able to identify major theories and approaches to international development both in general and across different key disciplines.  Upon successfully completing this course, a student will be intellectually ready to embark on an International Development Minor Internship.