Core Courses

Leading Issues in International Relations

Course Structure

This is an eight week course (one module) divided into three topics including:

Major Debates in International Relations Theory

Current Trends and Topics in International Relations and

China in the World

Teaching Style

This course will meet twice a week and combine both lecture and discussion techniques for a deeper understanding of the material. For the first 5 weeks, the professor will deliver a lecture during the first class, and then open the topic for discussion and reaction. In the last 3 weeks of the course, the students will lead discussions in pairs based on assigned readings.