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POL350 International Relations

Lead Faculty: Dr Shak Hanish

Course Description

A survey of the nature of the international system and the theoretical framework used by political scientists to examine it; in particular, this course focuses on the decision-making process within the international arena. International negotiation and decision-making are utilized.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and analyze the theoretical models of the international politics system.
  • Identify major elements of foreign policy and the key actors involved in this process.
  • Analyze important political processes, such as decision making, political and economic development, and political violence in the international environment.
  • Identify alternative theories in international relations and their importance in the decision-making process.
  • Examine the patterns of cooperation, competition, and conflict among countries in the international environment.