International Conflict

International Conflict
Causes of war; alliances and empires; military innovation; civil-military relations; fungibility of forces; terrorism; security studies methods; use and misuse of history.
POLI
378
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesPoli 150, 170, 250, or 270; Poli 200.
 TaughtFall Contact Department, Winter Contact Department, Spring Contact Department, Summer Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining POLI 378
Course Outcomes

Political Process, Theory, and Thought

Possess a factual and theoretical knowledge of countries, political processes, political theories, and political thought.

Political Process, Theory, and Thought

We will seek to deepen our understanding of war through a theoretical analysis of the causes of war by focusing attention on war as an outcome of the nature of the international system, war a result of the nature of the state, and war as a product of human nature.