T0831 Current International Politics (2/0)(0/2) This course focuses on international relations. Two parts of International relations will be introduced: the big and small countries such as U.S.A., Britain, French, Germany, Netherlands, Ireland, and Palestine and international trends toward globalization and regionalism.
T0832 European External Relations (2/0)(0/2) There are three parts covered in the course: First part: The European Union (EU) and the global role of EU in the 21st century. Second part: European external relations: EU-Taiwan, EU-America, EU-USA, EU-Asia, EU-China, EU-Japan, EU-Russia, EU-Australia, EU-India, EU-Africa. Third part: Conclusion and Perspectives.
T0833 Global Environmental Protection (2/0)(0/2) There are three parts covered in the course: First part: Energy Sources, Global Warming / Climate Change, Air Land Water Pollution, Resource Depletion, Biological Diversity, Aquifer Depletion, Deforestation Desertification, Energy Resource Depletion, Fisheries Depletion, Ozone Loss, Topsoil Loss. Second Part: Pollution and protection in Asia, America, Europe, Australia, and Africa. Third part: Sustainable Development and the Major Environmental Treaties and EU, U.S. Status, Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Convention on Climate Change.
T0834 The EU and its Integration (2/0)(0/2) This course introduces the creation and historical evolution of the European Union. The primary goal of this course is to provide a broad understanding of the past, present and future of the EU. Through this course, composed with several EU related themes, students will learn how the EU works and its achievements in the common policies.
T0835 Globalization of Culture (2/0)(0/2) One of the objectives of this course is to develop students’ multi-culture concept. This will be approached through comparison of cross strait culture and education. Another objective is to provide students with knowledge required to face the world.
T0836 Political and Economic Development (2/0)(0/2) This course focuses on overall political and economic issues in the so-called “third world” countries. We will discuss why some countries are under-developed, what problems they are facing in the course of development, and how to deal with those problems. Development is not an easy issue to be defined, so the course will adopt interdisciplinary approach. While starting with the political and economical dimension, the course will also explore some cultural and ethical issues.
T0837 East Asia and World Affairs (2/0)(0/2) East Asia has emerged as a powerful entity representing economical growth in the 1980s. The goal of this course is to explore the East Asia community. The East Asian countries have been working hard for economic prosperity, political stability and environmental security. At a time when the East Asia is trying to be integrated as a united entity, Taiwan should be corresponded to this trend and fused into this community.
T0838 The global system and Cross-strait relations (2/0)(0/2) The course aims to explore the status quo, problems, and prospect
s of the relation between the global system and cross-strait relations under the evolution of the global system today.
T0839 Economic Globalization (2/0)(0/2) This course aims to explore how politics has been used to shape the economic system. We will make a clear, coherent, and comprehensive discussion of how economic globalization (which embraces diverse forms of international integration, including foreign trade, multinational direct foreign investment, movement of short-term portfolio funds, technological diffusion, and cross-border migration) works and how it can be done better.
T0840 The America Today (2/0)(0/2) This course encourages students to look at the whole America from a global perspective. Tracing back to the colonial days can reveal the fundamental development of the contemporary America. An overview of the status quo of America will follow to explore its politics, economy, society, culture and foreign relations.
T0841 International Non-governmental Organization (2/0)(0/2) This course aims to explore how civil societies build democratic politics. One of the objectives for INGO is not only to show their dissatisfaction with the state and the government, but also to built a global civil society.