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International Relations-GL (POLS 141)

Credit Course

3 credits

$122 per credit

in-county, fees apply


Introduces students to the nation-state system as well as the conflict and cooperation in the international arena covering economic and military power, diplomacy, terrorism, international law, and organizations. An emphasis is placed on U. S. foreign policy, analyzing its international impact. The course explores how 20th Century international conflicts such as World War I, World War II, the Cold War, and terrorism influenced 21st Century thinking. Students explain current events and historical cases drawing on international themes, and question and discover what selected political leaders have learned from international conflict. This course is a globally intensive course that promotes intercultural competency and global awareness. Successful completion of this course contributes toward the 15 credits of globally intensive curriculum needed to earn the certificate of Global Distinction. Course offered less than once a year.

Corequisite(s): ACLT 053 or (ESOL 052 and ESOL 054).


Fall 2024 ( Sections)

  • Section Meeting Times:

    • Time:
      8:00 - 9:20 a.m.
      Days of Week:
      Location: Essex, BESS 204

    Section Information:

    • Format: In-person
    • 0 Available Seats
    • Dates: 08/26/2024 - 12/15/2024
    • Instructor: John Dedie
    • Course ID: #93586

    Credit Hours: 3

    Billable Hours: 3

    Note: NOTE: This course uses a LOW COST (less than $40) textbook.