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Diplomacy Program Contents

Diplomacy programs are becoming more and more popular as the demand for diplomatic leaders is needed within an ever-changing global economy, marketplace, and civilization. Diplomacy programs are usually offered only at the bachelor's and master's level and can be completed in class, online, or a combination of the two.

Core courses generally required in Diplomacy programs include International Relations, Political Science, Micro/Macro Economics, Comparative Government, Foreign Policy, College Level Mathematics, English Composition, Immigration, and Government.

Diplomacy students are taught the skills of communication, problem solving, mediation, critical thinking, conflict-resolution, negotiation, management, and leadership. Programs seek to give graduates a thorough understanding of customer relations, customer/client retention, economics, negotiation, cultural diversity, international relations, and political science. Program curriculum often centers on the subjects of international relations, arbitration, public opinion, and foreign affairs. Programs do not typically lead into a specific occupation but can lead to a variety of positions in the public, private, and government sectors.

Typical coursework of diplomacy programs include Political Science, Micro and Macro Economics, Management, Comparative Government, Business Law, International Law, Foreign Policy, and History. Most programs have a foreign language proficiency requirement that must be completed to graduate. Many diplomacy programs have specialty areas of concentration such as Development, Trade Policy, as well as geographic regions.

Core courses generally required in Diplomacy programs include International Relations, Political Science, Micro/Macro Economics, Comparative Government, Foreign Policy, College Level Mathematics, English Composition, Immigration, and Government.

Political Science courses teach students theories about international politics, causes of war, approaches of peace, and sources of conflict in contemporary civilization. Governmental structure, judicial procedures, governmental regulatory policies, and mediation are also integrated into Political Science course curriculum.

Much of the course curriculum is also integrated with leadership principles that help students deal with the various complex issues that diplomacy involves. Whether students take their diplomacy skills to the corporate or government sectors the diplomacy graduate will be an expert in corporate policies, governance, politics, religion, law, and history.