International Politics (GOV-207)
An introductory survey course into the international relations subfield of the academic discipline of "political science." As an introductory survey course in the field of political science, it serves as a "social science general education" course. This course provides a traditional introduction to international politics. The nature of the state system, national power, national interest, war, the rise and collapse of the Soviet Union, the United Nations, and the impact of the so-called Third World are considered. Prerequisite: ENG 101, or permission of instructor or Department Chair. Corequisite: GOV 201 or GOV 202. 3 lecture hours per week. 3 credit hours.