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DHP D205: Global Maritime Affairs

Course Description

Over 90% of international trade is carried by sea – the lifeblood of globalization. The world's oceans also present a myriad of opportunities and challenges in international affairs, such as territorial disputes, opening Arctic sea routes, piracy, terrorism, strained fisheries, mineral and energy extraction, marine disasters, whaling, maritime security and technological advances in maritime domain awareness. The course will explore these issues and other maritime topics based on individual student interests. Course format is lecture and discussion. Writing and speaking skills receive considerable attention. No prerequisites other than a lively curiosity.

Course faculty: Rockford "Rocky" Weitz
Course duration: Full semester
Credits/Units: 3.0

Spring 2020

Room: Mugar 235
Day(s): Monday, Wednesday
Time: 9:40 am - 10:55 am
SIS number: 24349

Final Exam

Consult instructor for exam details