Courses

IAF 253 (3 hours)/IAF 253R (4 hours). Introduction to International Relations

(Same as POL 253)

Prerequisite for IAF 253R: C or better in INT 101 or GBK 101.

The course surveys the diplomatic, military, economic, legal, and organizational theories and variables that shape our understanding of relations between countries. Special emphasis is placed on contemporary world problems such as the environment, human rights, conflict, population, and poverty. The four-hour, R-designated course satisfies the writing instruction (WRT) requirement. (Every semester)

 

IAF 381. Special Topics in Area Studies: (Subtitle) (3 hours)

Topics Vary. May be repeated as topics change. (Occasionally)

 

IAF 382. Special Topics in International Economic Relations: (Subtitle) (3 hours)

Topics vary. May be repeated as topics change.

 

IAF 383. Special Topics in International Peace and Security: (Subtitle) (3 hours)

Topics Vary. May be repeated as topics change. (Occasionally)

 

IAF 384. Special Topics in Cross-Cultural Studies: (Subtitle) (3 hours)

Topics Vary. May be repeated as topics change. (Occasionally)

 

IAF 400. Senior Project in International Affairs (3 hours)

Prerequisites: POL/IAF 253 and senior status, or consent of director. Supervised independent study, with an emphasis on the correlation of different approaches to international affairs. (Every year)