INR 2002H  Honors International Relations credits: 3

This course is an introductory study of the factors that affect relations among nations. Through various teaching and learning methodologies, the student will become familiar with the various theories of international relations, the development of nationalism; the elements that determine national power; the formulation of foreign policy; the art of diplomacy; the history and application of international law; international economics; international organizations; militarism and war. The course will cultivate independent scholarship, active learning and enhanced student participation. This course will encourage the use of logical reasoning, in-depth analysis, and critical thinking skills when examining historical and contemporary events in international relations. (Note: This course partially satisfies the writing requirements outlined in the General Education Requirements. Credit is only given for INR 2002H or INR 2002. Study Abroad opportunities may apply to this course )

Prerequisite: (POS 2041 and appropriate score on the college placement test) or POS 2041H or Permission of the Program: