POLS 004. International Politics
In this course, we will explore the fundamental concepts of the field of international relations. Students will learn the basic facts about international conflict, the international economy, international law, development, and the world environment, among other things. Furthermore, we will study the fundamental theoretical concepts and theories of international relations. Using these theories, students will be able to sort through arguments about various topics in international relations and make judgment calls for yourself. Finally, students will learn how these concepts have evolved over time and how we can use them to hypothesize what lies ahead for international relations.
Fall 2017. Tierney.
Spring 2018. Paddon Rhoads.
Fall 2018. Paddon Rhoads. Tierney.
Spring 2019. Kaya.
Catalog chapter: Political Science
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/political-science
Check the Fall 2017 Schedule of Courses