TRN350H1: Scarcity, Sustainability, and the Future of International Relations

Hours: 
24L/12T

International Relations are changing, and changing quickly. Major challenges in global affairs, including the interrelated problems of climate change, resource scarcity, great power competition, and changes in mass politics will shape our future in uncertain and possibly dangerous ways. This course seeks to evaluate the effect of these interconnected issues on our world today, and their implications for the future. Through a series of case studies, students will be encouraged to identify future international challenges and work to develop sustainable and innovative solutions to the problems that will confront our world in the next decades and beyond.

Prerequisite: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)