This course is an introduction to basic principles of international relations within the political science framework. The course examines theories of realism and liberalism in the context of world politics.
- Discuss different analytical and theoretical stances used in international relations to explain world politics.
- Trace the historical development of interstate relations.
- Describe issues relevant to international relations, national security, war, and trade, among others.
- Distinguish between national and transnational actors in the international arena.