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PSC 303: International Relations TimeTable for summer course-by-conference

By Prof. Jeremy Lewis, Revised 6/20/18 for summer session.
Summer courses run 5 weeks; for a fuller set of questions and links, see regular course timetable. 

Week 1 and essay test 1, plus a page of notes on each of these chapters

McCormick, 6e, Ch.1: Americas' Traditions in Foreign Policy 
McCormick, 6e, Ch.2: America's Global Involvement and the Emergence of the Cold War

McCormick, 6e, Ch.3: After the Missile Crisis & Vietnam War: Realism & Idealism in Foreign Policy

McCormick, 6e, Ch.4: The Return & End of the Cold War: The Reagan & H. Bush Administrations

Week 2 and essay test 2, plus a page of notes on each of these chapters
McCormick 6e, Ch.5: Foreign Policy After the Cold War, Clinton and W. Bush Administrations

McCormick, 6e, Ch. 6, Change and Continuity in Foreign Policy:  The Barack  Obama Administration

McCormick, 6e, Ch.7: The President & The Making of Foreign Policy 

McCormick, 6e, Ch.8: Congressional Prerogatives and the Making of Foreign Policy,

Week 3 and essay test 3, plus a page of notes on each of these chapters
McCormick, 6e, Ch.9: The Diplomatic & Economic Bureaucracies: Duplication or Specialization?

McCormick, 6e, Ch.10: The Military & Intelligence Bureaucracies: Pervasive or Accountable?  

McCormick, 6e, Ch.11: Political Parties, Bipartisanship & Interest Groups 

McCormick, 6e, Ch.12: The Media, Public Opinion & the Foreign Policy Process 

McCormick, 6e, Ch.13: American Foreign Policy Values & the Future 

Week 4 (covered in final essay exam), plus a page of notes on each of these chapters
Pevehouse & Goldstein, 1: The Globalization of International Relations

Pevehouse & Goldstein, 2: Realist Theories

Pevehouse & Goldstein, 3: Liberal and Social Theories

Pevehouse & Goldstein, 4: Conflict, War and Terrorism

Week 5 (covered in final essay exam), plus a page of notes on each of these chapters

Pevehouse & Goldstein, 5: Trade and Finance 

Pevehouse & Goldstein, 6: International Organization, Law and Human Rights 

Pevehouse & Goldstein, 7: North-South Relations

Pevehouse & Goldstein, 8: Environment and Technology 

FINAL: essay examination