9:00 a.m. MWF
The purpose of this course is to examine the policy process of decision-making in the area of International Relations. Graduate students will be required to write a second, unique graduate term paper, and then, present a 30-minute class lecture based on the research findings. Graduate students will also be evaluated separately from undergraduates in the all-essay exams.
Exam 1 100 points Friday September 16
Exam 2 100 points Friday October 21
Exam 3 100 points Monday December 5 at 8:00am
Term Paper 100 points due Friday November 18
2nd Paper 100 points due Friday December 2
Lecture 50 points
Quizzes 100 points
Total 650 points
F 59 or less
Schmidt, Writing in Political Science
1 grade lower for each day the assignment is late.
Attendance is mandatory. Each student has 3 free days per semester, except on exam days.
D'Anieri, International Politics, 2nd ed. Boston, MA: Cengage,2012. 9781111344498.
Stiles, Case Histories in International Politics, 6th ed. NY: Longman/Pearson, 2010. 9780205739950.