Introduction to the nature of relations among nation-states, and non state actors
within the global system. Basic forces affecting the formulation of foreign policy
and the dynamics of international politics will be analyzed. Covers the nation-state
system, sources of national power, instruments of national policy, international law
and organization, and 21st Century challenges presented by globalization and terrorism.
Letter Grade Only
Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ENGL 105, and completion of, or concurrent enrollment
in, any READ 400-level course.
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5b
(CSU GE Area D), UC (IGETC Area 4)