17.41 | Spring 2023 | Undergraduate

Introduction to International Relations

Course Description

This course provides an introduction to the causes of international conflict and cooperation. Topics include war initiation, crisis bargaining, international terrorism, nuclear strategy, interstate economic relations, economic growth, international law, human rights, and environmental politics.
Learning Resource Types
Written Assignments
Lecture Notes
A tall glass and concrete structure fronted by the colorful flags of various nations.
The United Nations headquarters in New York, New York. (Image courtesy of Giorgio Galeotti on Wikimedia Commons. License CC BY.)