International Relations


Class Schedule


Week

M/D

Agenda

1

1/12

Topic: Introduction to class: objectives, reading, grading, etc.

Reading Covered: Chapter 1, Chapter 2.

 

1/19

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, no class

2

1/26

Topic: Realism

Reading Due: Chapter 3

3

2/2

Topic: National Security Policy

Reading Due: National Security Council for the New President

4

2/9

Topic: Liberalism

Reading Due: Chapter 4

5

2/16

Topic: International Society

Reading Due: Chapter 5

6

2/23

Topic: Social Constructivism

Reading Due: Chapter 6

Topic: Midterm preparation

7

3/2

Topic: Midterm

Topic: Flex time

8

3/9

Topic: Political Economy Classical Theory

Reading Due: Chapter 7

9

3/16

Topic: Political Economy Contemporary Debates

Reading Due: Chapter 8

 

3/23

Spring Break

10

3/30

Topic: Foreign Policy

Reading Due: Chapter 9

11

4/6

Topic: Issues in International Relations

Reading Due: Chapter 10

12

4/13

Topic: Methods in International Relations

Reading Due: Chapter 11

13

4/20

Topic: Course Wrap up

Topic: Final Exam preparation

14

4/27

Final Exam

 

5/4

Term paper due


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