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Fall 2017 Course Catalog 
Fall 2017 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

POLSC 112H - International Law and Organizations-Honors

3 credits

This course is an introduction to international law, exploring the theories behind international law, the concept of the nation state and the formation of world organizations in the twentieth century, including the organs and agencies of the United Nations as well as prominent Non-Governmental organizations. It covers important current controversies on human rights, the environment, refugees, terrorism, war crimes and multinational corporations from an historical as well as legal perspective. Emphasis is placed on international problem solving and the issues of peacekeeping and dispute resolution. The student will learn legal terminology, case analysis and legal drafting.

Prerequisites: One semester of Political Science, Social Science or History; ENG 101 - Writing and Research , ENG 102 - Writing and Literature .