International Relations, UG Course Offerings

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Spring I, 2017

Jan 16 - Mar 10 (Semester: Jan 16 - May 5) - Schedule

  • INTL 1050/50, Introduction to International Relations (Semester)GCP: GLBL, CRI
    Joachim Honeck MA Syllabus
  • INTL 2030/50 International Law (Semester)
    Dr. Franz Cede Syllabus
  • POLT 1070/50, Introduction to Political Theory (Semester)GCP: ROC, CRI
    Univ.-Prof. Dr. Johannes Pollak Syllabus
  • HIST 2230/50, Age of Total WarGCP: ROC, CRI
    Dr. Thomas Grischany and Mag. Ralph G. Schoellhammer, MA Syllabus
  • POLT 1080/50, Introduction to Comparative Politics (Semester)GCP: GLBL, INTC
    Dr. Marcel Fink Syllabus
  • INTL 2700/50 CL POLT 2600/50, Research Methods and Approaches in Political Science (Semester)
    Dr. Elina Brutschin Syllabus
  • POLT 2550/50, Politics of the Developing World (Semester)
    Dr. Monika Mokre Syllabus
  • HIST 2090/50, Encounters with History: Music and Politics (Semester)
    Dr. Franco Algieri and Jean Paul Vachon, MA Syllabus

Spring II, 2017

March 20 - May 12 - Schedule

  • POLT 1550/52, Introduction to Political Argumentation and DebateGCP: SSHB, CRI
    Dr. Lydia Wazir-Staubmann Syllabus
  • POLT 3700/52, International Organizations
    Joachim Honeck, MA Syllabus
  • POLT 4400/52, Asian Security Studies: Eurasian Energy Security
    Dr. Elina Brutschin Syllabus
  • POLT 4600/52, Senior Seminar in International Relations: Terrorism
    Dr. Samuel R. Schubert Syllabus
  • HIST 3100/52, Diplomatic History
    Dr. Thomas Grischany 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".