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Course Details

Course Code: IRLS210 Course ID: 3731 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

An overview of the field of international and global politics. The nation state, factors of power, collective security, international trade, regional and international organization, sources of conflict and convergence are addressed.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

CO-1 Describe the actors in the international system.

CO-2 Identify the characteristics of the international system.

CO-3 Describe the current and expanding roles of IGOs, NGOs, MNCs and networks.

CO-4 Identify how politics and economics are intertwined aspects of international relations.

CO-5 Assess the impact of global issues on the international system.

Forum discussions – One initial post by Thursday (350 words); more than two follow-up posts (150 words) to classmates by Sunday. Specific questions found in Forums tab of the classroom.

Midterm assignment – identify the theoretical perspective that fits the three leaders identified in the instructions or the assignment and support your analysis with specific examples.

Progress assignment – Respond to three short essay questions.

Final assignment – write a letter on a local problem.

NameGrade %
Discussions 25.00 %
W2: Theory in IR 6.25 %
W3: States: A Focus on Somalia and peacekeeping missions 6.25 %
W5: NGOs: Friend Foe or Foil? 6.25 %
W7: Networks or Non-State Actors 6.25 %
Midterm Assignment 25.00 %
Midterm Assignment 25.00 %
Progress Assignments 25.00 %
Progress Assignment 25.00 %
Final Assignment 25.00 %
Final Assignment 25.00 %

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

CO-1 Describe the actors in the international system.

CO-2 Identify the characteristics of the international system.

CO-3 Describe the current and expanding roles of IGOs, NGOs, MNCs and networks.

CO-4 Identify how politics and economics are intertwined aspects of international relations.

CO-5 Assess the impact of global issues on the international system.

Book Title:International Relations: A Very Short Introduction - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9780192801579
Publication Info:Lib
Author:Wilkinson
Unit Cost:$9.61
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.