The International Development and Cooperation (IDC) degree program combines the study of economic and political development internationally, institutionally, and bilaterally to give students a broad overview of the field. The curriculum is multidisciplinary in its approach and is designed to familiarize students with the basic theories of economic development, overseas development assistance, international political economy, international institutionalism, and environmentally sustainable development practices.
The program provides students with the tools needed to develop as effective practitioners of international developmentand assistance programs within government agencies, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Non-Profit Organizations(NPOs), and international development agencies. IDC courses incorporate the dominant viewpoints of developed, developing,and underdeveloped countries worldwide. The program aims to help students acquire a well-rounded view of developmental strategies that affect policies and the implementation and effectiveness of IDC practices.