POL 103 Global Politics, 3 credits

This course examines the nature, character and dynamics of global politics. Emphasis is given to the study of major paradigms, theories and explanations used by scholars in order to understand the historical development of the current international system and the policy choices confronting today's leaders. The course examines major historical events and key global issues, such as economic globalization, international terrorism, humanitarian intervention, global warming, and international law.