May 08, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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POLS 2500 - International Relations


Introduction to key themes and approaches in the study of international relations. Assesses the major forces and constraints affecting state and non-state actors in the international system.

Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2SS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Course Transferability: OTM Course: TMSBS Social & Behavioral Sciences, TAG Course: OSS012 International Affairs/Relations
College Credit Plus: Level 1
Learning Outcomes:
  • Assess the principal forces affecting the behavior of state- and non-state actors in contemporary international politics.
  • Define and explain key terms and concepts in international relations.
  • Explain, from different levels of analysis, major cases of international conflict and cooperation.
  • Understand and apply key theoretical approaches to the study of international relations.
  • Use specific theories to analyze political outcomes in cases of international conflict and cooperation.



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