POL211H1: Intelligence, Disinformation, and Deception: Challenges of Global Governance in the Digital Age

Hours: 
24L/12T

Knowledge is power, but knowledge is often unreliable in the digital world. This course introduces students to the challenges of global governance and decision making in the face of ambiguous evidence, information overload, political spin, disinformation, subversion, and deception. Students will learn conceptual tools for understanding and solving complex problems.

Prerequisite: 

4.0 credits including 1.0 POL credit

Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)