2017-2018 Graduate and Professional Studies Programs 
    Jun 04, 2020  
2017-2018 Graduate and Professional Studies Programs [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PO 5250 - International Relations Theory

This course is a graduate-level introduction to contemporary theories and problems in international relations. The objectives of this course are (a) to introduce students to mainstream theories of international relations; (b) to assess the explanatory power of these theories and examine how to apply them to the study of international politics; and (c) to demonstrate how these theories can be used to formulate foreign policy. The main theories discussed in this course include realism and liberalism as well as the postmodern discussion of international relations. (4 Credits)