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MID615 – Global Trends and Solutions in International Development

This course analyzes global trends and issues of current significance to which international development tools offer creative solutions. Topics range from emergency assistance, humanitarian intervention, refugee management, and poverty reduction to sustainable economic and social development, human rights, health, education, and the environment.

After completing this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. Analyze the significance of topics in the global context of the moment.
  2. Locate and analyze current information and research materials on ways in which international business and development can work together to create solutions to current problem areas.
  3. Analyze problem-solving approaches to issues from a variety of cultural, legal, ethical, economic, political, and other perspectives.

Find out more about how the online M.A. in International Development from Saint Mary’s can benefit your career: call 877-308-9954 to speak with an enrollment counselor or request more information.