This course examines the factors that determine the relations between nations and the problems that result from the interplay of these factors.The conditions that can lead to both conflict and cooperation among nations will be examined.Major topics include international security, issues of international political economy, and international organizations.International law and diplomacy are examined as alternative means to resolving conflict. While satisfying units needed for degree completion, this course allows students to develop a greater understanding of and appreciation for the International Relations and World Politics.This course is transferable to UC and CSU systems.
Five Current Event articles: The first one is due March 9 the second is due April 6
the third is due April 27
the fourth is due May 18 the last one is due June 08
Eight chapter worksheets: the first four are due April 13 the second four are due June 07