Fall 2020 REMOTE Courses
A list of possible courses to be offered as remote instruction for the Fall 2020 REMOTE term can be accessed using the drop-down menu below. Select Fall 2020 Quarter or Fall 2020 Semester.
For *preliminary* information about each course, click on the course title. UCDC faculty are currently working to adapt their in-person courses and syllabi for virtual instruction. As a result, course titles and descriptions are likely to change a bit.
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.
Topic Area: Congress
About the Course: This thematic research seminar explores the history of Congress—the first branch under the Constitution—and its role in making public policy, as well as other issues in...
Topic Area: General Research
About the Course: Gathering knowledge and learning the truth about the world around us is a fundamental part of human development and progress. While...
Topic Area: International Development
About the Course: This is an introductory course to the international development field. The focus is on some of the key questions, challenges and achievements in this...
Topic Area: Research in World Politics
About the Course: This seminar has been designed to help students to engage critically and think systematically about crucial questions that are global in scope and to guide you through the...
Topic Area: The U.S. Supreme Court
About the Course: Gay marriage. The death penalty. Abortion. Health care. Cell phone privacy. The U.S. Supreme Court has heard cases on all of these topics in recent years, and its decisions...
Topic Area: Washington Media
About the Course: What is the difference between “fake news’’and journalism? Does objectivity exist? Why does President Trump call the news media the “enemy of the people...
Money, Message and Media
About the Course: This course will look at all aspects of national campaigns, from the evolution of political parties and advertising, to the messages of potential 2020 candidates, the impact of...
US Foreign Policy
About the Course: This course examines contemporary issues in U.S. foreign policy, focusing primarily on a series of regional case studies including the Persian Gulf (Iran and Iraq); the Middle...