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International Studies (INTL)
Department of International Studies

INTL 2103   Introduction to International Relations
The theories of international relations and the methods of diplomacy will be analyzed in the context of a global society. How international crises may be resolved or decreased in intensity will also be studied by examining such topics as the causes of war and the role of non-state factors such as nationalism and terrorism. Class 3. (Spring)

INTL 3113   International Politics
The foreign policies of the major powers will be studied as well as the internal factors which motivate nation-state goals. The impact and role of lesser powers as well as international organizations on global politics will also be examined. Class 3. (Spring)

INTL 3443   Comparative Politics
A study of how different government systems work. Both the government systems of major powers as well as those governments in lesser developed countries will be evaluated and compared. In evaluating governments in lesser-developed countries the role and impact of the government on economic and social development will be emphasized. Class 3. (Fall, Odd years)

INTL 4991-4993   Special Topics
This course will be used for graduating seniors to research a problem and prepare a policy memorandum and project analysis regarding an issue or problem related to international relations or development. Class 1-3. Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor.. (On Demand, Odd years)