Introduction to International Relations

Course Details
& Course Number
POL SCI 175, LEC 201
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Course Type
Undergraduate (Milwaukee Campus)
Meets Requirements
Uk Heo
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This course examines some of the major theories and issues in the study of international relations for a better understanding of international political phenomena. These include approaches (traditional and scientific) and perspectives in international relations (idealism and realism), actors in international system (nation-state, sub-state and non-state actors, such as IGO and NGO), power and measurement of power, international conflict, foreign policy, international political economy (Mercantilism, Liberalism, Marxism, International Trade and Monetary Regime, North-South Relations etc.), international law & organization, environment issues, international integration and international development.

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Course Syllabus (.pdf)