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Fall 2020 - Summer 2021 Course Catalog 
Fall 2020 - Summer 2021 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

POLSC 111 - Introduction to World Politics

3 credits

This course is designed to help the student understand international affairs and politics. Topics covered include realist vs. idealist theory, the balance of power, the role of ideology and leaders, the nation-state, why nations go to war, imperialism, regionalism, international law and organizations. Specific case studies and class simulations are used.

Pre or Corequisites: Successful completion of prerequisite course ENG 92 - Writing for College 2  or ESL 122 - Introduction to Academic Writing 2 , or appropriate course placement. Alternatively, students may take this course if they have completed ENG 101 - Writing and Research  or are taking it as a corequisite.