Political Science
 

Introduction to International Politics

Introduction to International Politics
Basic forces, practices, institutions, and foreign policies of major powers; problem areas in international politics.
POLI
170
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring Contact Department, Summer Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining POLI 170
Course Outcomes: 

Politics, International Relations, and Political Philosophy

Demonstrate a familiarity with each of the four major subfields of political science: American politics, comparative politics, international relations, and political philosophy.

Politics, International Relations, and Political Philosophy

Demonstrate and understanding of basic concepts of International Relations.

Politics, International Relations, and Political Philosophy

Demonstrate understanding of causes of war and causes of international cooperation.

Political Process, Theory, and Thought

Possess a factual and theoretical knowledge of countries, political processes, political theories, and political thought.

Be intellectually enlarged

Demonstrate a familiarty with international politics

Political Process, Theory, and Thought

Demonstrate understanding of different theories of the study of international politics, including Realism and Idealism

Critical Thinking and Analysis

Think critically, analytically, and synthetically.

Politics, International Relations, and Political Philosophy

Demonstrate understanding of key actors and processes in international politics.

Critical Thinking and Analysis

Demonstrate understanding of how different theories lead to different interpretations of key events and processes in international politics

Participation in Political Processes

Participate effectively in political processes by having an appropriate knowledge of international and national politics and political thought.

Participation in Political Processes

Be better prepared to participate as a national and global citizen

Community Service

Want to serve the communities and organizations to which they belong.