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Course Description:

In this course students will learn about how states, multi-state organizations, and non-state actors relate to one another through governance structures and other means. Students will be introduced to different theories of international relations, such as realism and idealism. Particular attention will be given to international environmental organizations and regimes that have emerged in the governmental and non-governmental arenas of international relations. Using the social science methods addressed in the course, each student will be able to develop a major research project based on his or her specific interests and goals.

This course fully meets the general education requirement in Social Sciences.

Note: Prior to September 2014, this course was offered at the lower level as SOC-262454.

This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Liberal Study
Upper Level
Credits: 4
Meets General Education Requirement In: Social Sciences-Full

Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Fall 1.

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