International Relations, UG Course Offerings

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Fall I, 2016

August 22 - October 14 (Semester: August 22 - December 9) - Schedule

  • POLT 1050/50 / INTL 1050/50, Introduction to International Relations (Semester)GCP: GLBL, CRI
    Dr. Johannes Pollak Syllabus
  • POLT 1050/51 / INTL 1050/51, Introduction to International Relations (Semester)GCP: GLBL, CRI
    Joachim Honeck MA Syllabus
  • INTL 3100/50 / ECON 3100/51, International Political Economy (Semester)
    Dr. Eric Frey Syllabus
  • SOCI 2750/50, Fooled by Numbers: Introduction to Measurement and Statistics (Semester)GCP: QL
    Christoph Waldhauser MA
  • INTL 1500/50, The World System Since 1500 (Semester)GCP: GLBL, CRI
    Dr. Thomas Grischany Syllabus
  • INTL 3800/50, International Security
    Dr. Jozef Batora Syllabus

Fall II, 2016

October 24 - December 16 - Schedule

  • POLT 1550/52, Introduction to Political Argumentation and DebateGCP: SSHB, CRI
    Dr. Lydia Wazir-Staubmann Syllabus
  • POLT 3310/52, Conduct of Foreign Policy
    Joachim Honeck, MA Syllabus



The superscripts GCP: CRI,…etc.indicate the following Global Citizenship Program Requirement(s) fulfilled by the given course.

Courses with knowledge areas:
ROC: Roots of Culture, SSHB: Social Systems & Human Behavior, PNW: Physical and Natural World, GLBL: Global Understanding, ARTS: Arts Appreciation, QL: Quantitative Literacy
Courses with skills areas:
CRI: Critical Thinking, ETH: Ethical Reasoning, INTC: Intercultural Competence, OCOM: Oral Communication, WCOM: Written Communication

The superscripts GEA: 1,2,3, etc. indicate the General Education Area Requirement(s) fulfilled by the given course.

All undergraduate students are required to complete one course (3-credit hours) in each of the following nine areas. Transfer credits may be used to satisfy these requirements.
Area 1: Critical thinking, Area 2: Communications, Area 3: Historical Consciousness, Area 4: Humanities, Area 5: Values, Area 6: Cultural Understanding, Area 7: Art Appreciation, Area 8: Scientific Understanding, Area 9: Mathematics

Writing Intensive courses are denoted by the superscripts "WI".