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POLI 1081 Introduction to International Politics (Spring/Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course examines the principle sources of the behavior of countries in international politics, including the nature of the international system and the decision-making process within states. It examines such issues as the sources of power, the causes and implications of the security dilemma, the dynamics of alliances, the causes of war, international political economy, and the dilemmas of world order. This course is strongly recommended for students who plan to take upper level international politics courses.


Instructor(s): Gary Winslett

Prerequisites: None

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Comments: Not open to students who have taken POLI1501. Course restricted to political science majors only. This course may NOT be taken by any International Studies majors or minors. Class restricted to political science freshmen and sophomores.


Last Updated: 26-Apr-17