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Live Class: Global Affairs, Diplomacy, and World Geography


Embark on an international adventure as students explore the dynamics of global governments in Apologia’s Live Class – Global Affairs, Diplomacy, and World Geography.

“Likewise, when a foreigner, who is not of your people Israel, comes from a far country for your name’s sake (for they shall hear of your great name and your mighty hand, and of your outstretched arm), when he comes and prays toward this house, hear in heaven your dwelling place and do according to all for which the foreigner calls to you, in order that all the peoples of the earth may know your name and fear you, as do your people Israel, and that they may know that this house that I have built is called by your name. 

-1 Kings 8:41-41

GRADE LEVEL: 9th - 12th (recommended)
CLASS DATES: Aug 19, 2024-May 5, 2025
TIME: 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET
SKU: ALOC-GAD-001 Categories: , ,
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J. Austin Powell

CFE, M.A. (PhD in progress)

Mr. Powell is an accomplished law enforcement professional with Senior-level policy advisory experience and skill in preparing testimony and/or official responses to Congress and personally providing testimony to a state-level General Assembly. He is recognized as an expert in policy development affecting worldwide operations of a Cabinet-level Federal law enforcement agency, to include writing portions of U.S. law signed by the President. He is also a Certified Fraud Examiner and a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiner’s Advisory Council.

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This comprehensive 32-week course provides a deep dive into global affairs, diplomacy, and world geography through the lens of biblical principles. Students will embark on a journey through various regions of the world, exploring their geography, history, and diplomatic relations. From North America to Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America, each region will be studied in detail.

Additionally, students will analyze the role of international organizations, global issues such as human rights and economic diplomacy, and the significance of biblical ethics in modern diplomacy. Through interactive sessions, mapping exercises, and research projects, students will gain a holistic understanding of global affairs and be equipped with valuable skills for future careers in international relations and diplomacy. The course culminates in reflecting on the learnings and achievements, celebrating the completion of this enriching educational journey.

Prerequisites: None 
Course Credit: One High School History Credit

Required Class Materials

  • “The Bible” (as a primary reference)
  • “Diplomacy: Theory and Practice” by G.R. Berridge
  • Various articles and case studies on international relations

Course Topics

This course will cover the following topics, among others:

  • Intro to Global Affairs & Diplomacy
  • Theology & Ethics in Diplomacy
  • History of Diplomacy
  • International Relations Theories
  • Conflict Resolution & Mediation
  • Global Hotspots & Challenges
  • United Nations & International Organizations
  • Diplomacy in Practice

Recorded Classes

All classes are video recorded and available for students to watch later so they don’t miss any instruction.

International Students

We welcome international students from across the world. Please note that all classes are taught in the Eastern time zone. 

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