International Relations

PSC-210 : International Relations

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Social Sciences
Subject:
Social Sciences
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3

This course introduces students to the development and contemporary status of international relations and world politics. The course examines the emergence of the modern nation-state system, competing theories and strategies in foreign policy decision making, the great power rivalries between states, including their causes, consequences and implications for the future. Other topics include the status of power politics in the 21st century, terrorism, non-state actors in the global system of politics, the emergence of a global-political economy and the Global South in a world of wealthy nation-states.