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Introduction to Global Politics

Course Number: POL 151
Credits: 4
Offered: Every Semester
Instructors: Dr. Beard, Dr. Dandavati, Dr. Toppen

Overview:

This course is an introductory survey course that straddles topics from both Comparative Politics and International Relations. It will explore themes of global politics including globalization, democratization, institutions and global actors, and will delve into the issues undertaken by the global political arena: conflict and security, identity politics, human rights, gender, children, health, environmental issues, and political economy.

This course fulfills the Social Science general education and the Global Learning International requirements.