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International Relations of the Middle East

GOVT 272
Spring 2012
Section: 01  
Certificates: International Relations, Jewish and Israel Studies, Middle Eastern Studies

This course will consider the international relations of the Middle East, including U.S. foreign policy in the region, inter-Arab relations, the Arab-Israeli conflict, and foreign economic policy. Course readings will include general international relations theory, region-specific/mid-range theories, and primary source/descriptive accounts specific to the region.

Essential Capabilities: Logical Reasoning
This course requires students to grapple with core theories of international relations, both general and specific to the Middle East. Students must critically evaluate theoretical assumptions, causal arguments, conceptual definitions, methods, and empirical consistency.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS GOVT
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (GOVT)(GOVT-Comparativ)(GOVT-Intl.)
Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%

Last Updated on APR-19-2014
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