INTRODUCTION TO WORLD POLITICS

An introduction to some of the more important concepts and approaches to understanding world politics. Students examine the politics between different countries and seek to answer questions about the promise and peril of the global future. Questions contemplated include: What are the sources of political conflict and how can they be minimized? Under what conditions will nation states cooperate with each other to accomplish common goals? Should tyranny and human rights violations justify humanitarian intervention?

Credits: 
3
Program Code: 
POLS
Course Number: 
260
Academic Program(s): 
Politics & Government