Washington Center

UCDC Courses

A list of courses can be accessed using the drop-down menu below. Select Winter Quarter 2022 or Spring Semester 2022.

For *preliminary* information about each course, click on the course title.

Please note: In the event of low enrollment, a class may be cancelled. Students will be informed as soon as possible and enrolled in a different class.

Fall Quarter 2021 & Fall Semester 2021

Core Seminar

Fall Quarter 2021

Quarter Elective

  • Power and Purpose: Understanding U.S. Foreign Policy

    This course explores the ideas and assumptions that guide U.S. foreign policy. We will consider how U.S. leaders choose to engage with the rest of the world -- and consider how they might in the future -- by focusing on a number of recurring themes...

  • Washington History, Institutions & Rituals Myth vs. Reality

    Much is said about Washington, D.C. Much of it is wrong. This course will immerse students in the history, institutions, demographics, and rituals of nation’s capital. You will learn about Washington’s transformation from a remote federal city to the...