COURSE PREREQUISITES: There are no prerequisites
for this course.
COURSE OBJECTIVES: The student can learn the history, nature,
practice, enforcement and relevance of public international law including the
significant institutional framework of international law. The student explores the roles that
international law plays in global governance and international relations. Upon successful completion of this course,
students will be able to recognize and understand the basic concepts and terms
associated with international law; recognize, identify and explain the nature,
sources, development and functions of international law in practice in its many
REQUIRED TEXTS: Kaczorowska, Alina. Public International Law. 5th ed. London: Routledge, 2010,
supplied by instructor.
COURSE REQUIREMENTS (please note that these
requirements will vary each semester, the following is intended as an example
Each student completes the
Note: Students who receive credit for
POL 305 cannot receive credit for POL 205.
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