POLI212 International Relations
Department of Social & Behavioral Science: Political Science
- I. Course Number and Title
- POLI212 International Relations
- II. Number of Credits
- 3 credits
- III. Number of Instructional Minutes
- IV. Prerequisites
- V. Other Pertinent Information
- VI. Catalog Course Description
- This course explores the field of international relations, focusing on topics such as geopolitics, diplomacy, crisis-solving techniques, ideology, nationalism, and international problem-solving.
- VII. Required Course Content and Direction
Course Learning Goals
- compare and contrast the functioning of various forms of government;
- evaluate historical movements that have shaped the modern world;
- discuss the interdependence of the world's peoples; and
- analyze the interrelationships between political science, geography, economics, sociology, psychology, and history.
Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities
- Theories and history of international relations
- Globalization and internationalization
- War and terrorism
- International political economy
- International trade and monetary systems
- International law, human rights, and the environment
- International organizations
Assessment Methods for Course Learning GoalsCourse learning goals are assessed with exams, essays, written assignments, multi-media projects, and/or participation in classroom/online discussions.
Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:See course syllabus.
Review/Approval Date - 10/98; New Core 8/2015; Deactivated 09/2018; Pres approval 06/24/2019