PSC 103 syllabus - University of Alabama at Birmingham PSC...

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University of Alabama at Birmingham PSC 103: INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS Instructor: Dr. Nikos Zahariadis Spring 2008 Office: 410 Heritage Hall Tel.: 934-3482 Hours: T Th 8:45-9:15; 11-12:15; 1:55-2:25 and by appointment E-mail: nzaharia@uab.edu Course Description : The introductory course in international relations is designed to be a survey of the problems and practice of global cooperation and conflict. Course Objectives : Students will learn about current global events, the processes of peace, and the reasons for global conflict. We'll look at power, ideology, conflict, international organizations, international political economy, etc. to learn about and understand the nature of today's interdependent global system. Students will acquire historical perspective and are expected to develop critical thinking skills. This is not a course that requires you to supply "correct answers" in classroom discussions. Rather, a basic principle of the course is that learning must be a challenge and that you must pull together material on
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course GOV PSC 103 taught by Professor Zahariadis during the Spring '08 term at University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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PSC 103 syllabus - University of Alabama at Birmingham PSC...

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