International Development

Specialization in Political and Social Change

1. Coursework

Core Courses (3 Courses Required)

For the Certificate in International Development, specialization in Political and Social Change, three courses are required.

Core Requirement: Choose one of the following course options:
EIB E240: Development Economics: Macro Perspectives
EIB E241: Development Economics: Policy Analysis
EIB E242: Development Economics: Micro-Perspectives

Core Requirement: Choose two of the following three course options:
ILO L250: Law and Development
DHP P219: Political Economy of Development
DHP P222: Development Aid in Practice

Specialization Courses (5 courses required)

  • ILO L212: Self-Determination and Minority Rights
  • ILO L214:  Transitional Justice
  • ILO L251: Comparative Legal Systems
  • ILO L252:  Rule of Law in Post-Conflict Societies
  • DHP D206: Ethics of Development and Humanitarian Aid
  • DHP D213: Humanitarian Studies in the Field
  • DHP D221: International Mediation
  • DHP D230: Humanitarian Action in Complex Emergencies
  • DHP D232: Gender, Culture and Conflict in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies
  • DHP D233: Daily Risks and Crisis Events
  • DHP D239: Forced Migration
  • DHP D267: Globalization of Central Asia and the Caucasus
  • DHP P209:  International NGO Management: Tools and Practice
  • DHP P213: Rights-Based Approach to Design, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
  • DHP P224:  Culture, Values and Development
  • DHP P243:  Internal Conflicts and War
  • DHP P253: Sustainable Development Diplomacy
  • DHP P225m: Design and Monitoring of Peace Building and Development
  • DHP P256: Innovation for Sustainable Prosperity
  • DHP P226m: Evaluation of Peace Building and Development for Practitioners and Donors
  • DHP P298: Politics of Violent Conflict in Africa
  • EIB E244: Political Economy of Reform, Growth and Equity
  • EIB E250: Macroeconomic Problems in Middle Income Countries: Focus on Latin America
  • EIB B241: Micro-Finance and Financial Inclusion
  • EIB B242: Market Approaches to Economic and Human Development
  •  EIB B292: Nonprofit Management: Important Ideas for Motivating and Leading Change

*  Two Modular courses are equal to one course.  If a student chooses to use modular courses, they must receive approval from Professor Block.

2. Summer Internship or Prior Job Experience

3. Capstone Project on a Related Subject

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