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International Relations Track

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The International Relations track examines cooperation and violence in the international system.  Topics include international security and war, civil war and terrorism, and international organizations.




POLISCI 10N: International Organizations and the World Order
POLISCI 11N: The Rwandan Genocide
POLISCI 18N: Civil War and International Politics - Syria in Context
POLISCI 33S: Religion, Democracy, and Human Rights
POLISCI 43Q: Immigration Crisis? Policy Dilemmas in the US and Europe
POLISCI 45N: Civil War Narratives
POLISCI 101: Introduction to International Relations
POLISCI 110C/X: America and the World Economy

POLISCI 110D/Y: War and Peace in American Foreign Policy

POLISCI 110G: Governing the Global Economy
POLISCI 114D: Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law
POLISCI 114S: International Security in a Changing World
POLISCI 115A/315A: The Rise of Asia
POLISCI 116: International History of Nuclear Weapons
POLISCI 116A: European Security Since World War II
POLISCI 118P: U.S. Relations in Iran

POLISCI 136R: Introduction to Global Justice

POLISCI 140L/340L: China In World Politics**
POLISCI 147: Comparative Democratic Development
POLISCI 149S: Islam, Iran, and the West
POLISCI 210A: Special Topics: Solving Global Challenges
POLISCI 210G: Global Supply Chains and the Future of Global Governance**
POLISCI 211A: Special Topics: Humanizing War
POLISCI 211N/311N: Nuclear Politics
POLISCI 211S: Special Topics: The United States and Europe: A Renewed Imperative?**
POLISCI 212A: Special Topics: Egypt: Politics and Society-Between Vision and Reality
POLISCI 212C/X: Civil War and International Politics - Syria in Context
POLISCI 213A: Russia and the West
POLISCI 213E: Introduction to European Studies
POLISCI 213R: Political Economy of Financial Crisis
POLISCI 213S: A Post American Century? American Foreign Policy in a Uni-Multi-unipolar World
POLISCI 214R/314R: Challenege and Dilemmas in American Foreign Policy
POLISCI 215A: Special Topics: State-Society Relations in the Contemporary Arab World-Key Concepts and Debates
POLISCI 215D: Special Topics - Dilemmas of Democracy and Security in Israel and the Middle East**
POLISCI 216: State Building
POLISCI 216E/316: International History and International Relations Theory**
POLISCI 216G: International Organizations and Institutions
POLISCI 217A: American Foreign Policy
POLISCI 217M/317M: Special Topics - International Democratization**
POLISCI 238C: Governing the 21st Century World**
POLISCI 238T: History of International Relations Thought
POLISCI 240T: Democracy, Promotion, and American Foreign Policy
POLISCI 242A: Civil War and Peace Processes**
POLISCI 243C: The Political Economy of Development**
POLISCI 243D: Special Topics: Taiwan's Democratic Evolution**
POLISCI 245: Evidence and the Making of Foreign Policy
POLISCI 316S: Decision Making in US Foreign Policy
**Course no longer offered

Cognate Courses

Course Number Course Name
AFRICAST 112/212  Aids, Literacy, and Land: Foreign Aid and Development in Africa 
ANTHRO 337 The Politics of Humanitarianism
CEE 163E/EARTHSYS 163E International Climate Negotiations
ECON 106 World Food Economy
ECON 122 Economic Development of Latin America
HIST 102 (INTNLREL 102) History of the International System
HIST 106A Global Human Geography: Asia and Africa
HIST 106B Survey of Early Modern Europe
HIST 158 The United States Since 1945
HIST 228 Circles of Hell: Poland in World War II
HIST 261G/IR 173 Presidents and Foreign Policy in Modern History
HIST 279 Latin American Development
HIST 288 Arab-Israeli Conflict
INTNLREL 119 The International Human Rights Movement; Assessing its History, Work and Current Challenges
INTNLREL 123 Future of the European Union: Challenges and Opportunities
INTNLREL 140A  International Law and International Relations
INTNLREL 140C The U.S., U.N. Peacekeeping, and Humanitarian War
INTNLREL 142 Challenging the Status Quo: Social Entrepreneurs Advancing Democracy, Development and Justice
INTNLREL 182 World War I: Three Perspectives
IPS 219 Intelligence and National Security
IPS 244 U.S. Policy toward Northeast Asia
IPS 246 China on the World Stage
MS&E 93Q Nuclear Weapons, Energy, Proliferation, and Terrorism
MS&E 193/293 Technology and National Security
OSPBER 15 Shifting Alliances?  The Eurpean Union and the US
OSPBER 37 Leading from Behind? Germany in the International Arena since 1945
OSPBER 77 "Ich bin ein Berliner": Lesson of Berlin for International Politics
OSPBER 126X A People's Union? Money, Markets, and Identity in the EU
OSPCPTWN 31 Political Economy of Foreign Aid
OSPPARIS 122X Challenges of Integration in the European Union
OSPSANTG 129X Latin America in the International System
REES 320 State and Nation Building in Central Asia
SIW 109 Trans-Atlantic Relations
SIW 117 The Management of U.S. China Relations
SIW 119 (also 131 and 134) United States and Europe in Comparative Perspective
SIW 146/154 Diplomacy in Practice: Security Issues in the South Caucasus
SIW 198B/198Z International Economic Policy
SOC 111/IR 143 State and Society in Korea
SOC 117A China Under Mao
THINK 19 Rules of War