Sep 30, 2023
POLS 2500 - International Relations
Introduction to key themes and approaches in the study of international relations. Assesses the major forces and constraints affecting state and non-state actors in the international system.
Credit Hours: 3
OHIO BRICKS Pillar: Social or Behavioral Sciences
General Education Code (students who entered prior to Fall 2021-22): 2SS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Course Transferability: OTM course: TMSBS Social & Behavioral Sciences, TAG course: OSS012 International Affairs/Relations
College Credit Plus: Level 1
- Assess the principal forces affecting the behavior of state- and non-state actors in contemporary international politics.
- Define and explain key terms and concepts in international relations.
- Explain, from different levels of analysis, major cases of international conflict and cooperation.
- Understand and apply key theoretical approaches to the study of international relations.
- Use specific theories to analyze political outcomes in cases of international conflict and cooperation.
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