May 18, 2024  
CSU Maritime Academy 2023-2024 Catalog 
CSU Maritime Academy 2023-2024 Catalog

GMA 300 - U.S. Foreign Policy

Class Hours: 3, Units: 3
General Education: Area D Social Science - upper division
Prerequisite(s): GMA 100 , GOV 200  
Examines the manner in which U.S. foreign policy is made and analyzes the implications of this policy-making process; with an emphasis on current issues in US foreign and international maritime policies. Focuses on the goals and inputs of US foreign policy to understand how international, domestic, and individual constraints affect the policy process and outcomes. Encourages students to think creatively about the choices available to political leaders and why, in the face of alternatives, a particular course of action or policy tends to be selected.