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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
 
  Apr 19, 2024
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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PS 0500 - WORLD POLITICS


Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course aims to increase students’ knowledge of the history of the modern state system and, in particular, political developments during the past few decades. It introduces students to basic concepts and analytic frameworks that political scientists employ to understand world politics, enhancing students’ knowledge of international institutions that play important roles in world politics and exploring current issues in world affairs relating to human welfare and security. Depending on the interests, area of expertise, and inclinations of the particular instructor, some of these may be emphasized more heavily than others.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: LG/SNC Elective Basis


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