POLS 685. International Law: Laws of Armed Conflicts. 3 Hours S.

This course examines the principles, roles, and functions of international law in the conduct of war. As the course reviews the development and application of the basic rules of armed conflict, several current issues and conflicts are addressed including: the legitimate use of force; the proper definitions of combatants and civilians; actions that constitute war crimes, the legality of new weapons technology, and, if the laws of armed conflict apply to the current "war on terrorism." Prerequisite: Junior level or consent of instructor. LEC.

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Political Science


...Foreign Policy POLS 684 International Law: The State and the Individual POLS 685 International Law...

Bachelor of Arts in Humanities


...International Relations POLS 684 International Law: The State and the Individual or POLS 685 International...

Minor in Peace and Conflict Studies


...POLS 650 Palestinians and Israelis POLS 671 International Cooperation POLS 673 International Organization POLS 685...