Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite
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: Successful completion of, or enrollment in, ENGL 100 or ENGL 105.
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5b
(CSU GE Area D), UC (IGETC Area 4)