Courses Catalogue

Introduction To International Relations

COURSE CODE: BIB 1201
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Business Administration: International Business, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Economics and Management
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

In this ear of globalization, International Relations should be a compelling subject. It’s fascinating too! It concerns people and cultures throughout the world.  The students of international Relations come to know many theories, concepts and buzz words in trying to study the subject. It is fascinating too, to learn about world politics. It also affects our lives in many ways, and students should know that.  The problem of nuclear proliferation is everyone’s concern, how about the environment? International relations as a field of study is a practical discipline.

Theoretical debates in the field of International relations are quite fascinating for you and me. More so to the young people around the globe.  Political relations among nations is also crucial to you and me. Think about Diplomacy, war, trade, alliances, and cultural ex change.

EXPECTED READING OUTCOMES

By the end of the course unit, students should be able to:

  • Explain   the wearing bigger lenses on politics of the world.
  • Discuss the Conflict and cooperation in relations among nations,
  • Describe the security, international political economy etc.
  • Examine how the election of USA President Barack Obama has profoundly influenced International politics.
  • Explain the important issues that affect the entire world.