POLS 061. American Foreign Policy (IR)


This course analyzes the formation and conduct of foreign policy in the United States. The course combines three elements: a study of the history of American foreign relations since 1865; an analysis of the causes of American foreign policy such as the international system, public opinion, and the media; and a discussion of the major policy issues in contemporary U.S. foreign policy, including terrorism, civil wars, and economic policy.
Prerequisite: POLS 004  or the equivalent.
Social sciences.
1 credit.
Eligible for GLBL-Paired
Spring 2021. Tierney.
Spring 2022. Tierney.
Catalog chapter: Political Science  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/political-science


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