Corruption is seen as undermining national and global development and the legitimacy of governments and businesses. Corruption could also be a main obstacle for a country’s transition to democracy. This course will focus on defining corruption and identifying its causes, types and consequences, as well as approaches and policies of combating corruption.
Prerequisites: Sophomore status or above.
Course Learning Outcomes
1. Critical Thinking: Consider problems in a clear, reasoned manner that is informed by evidence, and recognizes bias.
2. Critical Reading: Analyze, interpret, and synthesize diverse sources of information.
3. Communication: Engage in intellectual debate and present ideas and arguments in a clear, logical manner in writing and speech.
4. Research: Define and execute original research projects based on a solid understanding of social scientific theories and methods.
5. Develop skills, frameworks and expertise that prepare students for professions related to governance and risk management.
- Teacher: Khadija Alaoui