Document Type

Graduate Syllabus


Spring 2020



Course Number

DIPL 6622

Course Description

China’s rise in world affairs has become one of the most significant and challenging foreign policy issues in today’s international system. This course examines China’s relations with various countries and regions, the rise of China and its challenges and opportunities, and the various factors that affect Chinese foreign policy decision-making processes. This graduate seminar also seeks to prepare students to conduct original research on Chinese foreign policy, the foreign-domestic linkage in China’s international behavior, and the US-China relations. This course will include a blend of lectures, class discussions, and individual and group exercises.