Fall/Winter Timetable

POL208H1Y L0201

Introduction to International Relations


This introduction to international politics deals broadly with understanding conflict and cooperation; problems of security and welfare; processes and patterns of global politics; and ethics and international affairs. The course is heavily oriented towards developing a critical understanding of world affairs and accordingly has a strong theoretical and conceptual focus.

Format and Requirements

Two hours of lecture and one hour of tutorial per week; requirements TBA.


Prior reading or study of modern history.


4.0 credits, or 1.0 credit in POL/ JPA/ JPF/ JPI/ JPR/ JPS/ JRA courses