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Course Code: IRLS213 Course ID: 3746 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

September 11 and its aftermath, the ongoing conflicts in the Middle East and South Asia and debate over the nature and effects of globalization all highlight the importance of political geography as a means of understanding the world around us. This course examines the relationship between earth and state. World political phenomena are studied from a geographic perspective, including international boundaries, territorial seas, and landlocked states. This course emphasizes the practical application of geography to political events.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
CO-1: Explain the concepts of territory, the state, the nation, and nationalism in the context of geopolitical and cultural interaction among states and non-state actors.
CO-2: Describe the perceived distribution of resources within the international system, including geographic resources and perceptions of power.
CO-3: Apply the basic theories of political geography and international political economy to the global condition and current world order.
CO-4: Analyze how globalization impacts current and future trends in international integration.
CO-5: Compare the competing interests of state and non-state actors, including terror organizations, in the context of international legal, political, and environmental regimes.

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
CO-1: Explain the concepts of territory, the state, the nation, and nationalism in the context of geopolitical and cultural interaction among states and non-state actors.
CO-2: Describe the perceived distribution of resources within the international system, including geographic resources and perceptions of power.
CO-3: Apply the basic theories of political geography and international political economy to the global condition and current world order.
CO-4: Analyze how globalization impacts current and future trends in international integration.
CO-5: Compare the competing interests of state and non-state actors, including terror organizations, in the context of international legal, political, and environmental regimes.

Book Title:Political Geography - E-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN:9780415246682
Publication Info:Taylor & Francis Group Lib
Author:Blacksell, Mark
Unit Cost:$52.65
 
Book Title:To find the library e-book(s) req'd for your course, please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the eReserve by course #.
Author: No Author Specified
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.