Subject: Political Studies
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Political Studies

Description

An introduction to the dynamics of international politics. It introduces students to the evolution of international politics with a focus on major events and ideas in the development of the modern international system, with particular emphasis on political concepts, ideologies and theories regarding the nature, meaning and development of the international system.

Prerequisite(s): Any two of IS 110, POLS 111, POLS 112; or 18 credit units at the university level including at least 3 credit units of ANTH, ENG, HIST, INDG, IS, POLS, RLST, SOC, or WGST.
Note: Students with credit for POLS 260 will not receive credit for this course.

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