Academic Catalog


Course Code: 3150103
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: Global And International Affairs (international Joint Program)
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator:
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

The course examines the rise and fall of great powers as political, military, and economic entities, with reference to political and economic relations of large states like the Ottoman Empire, France, Great Britain, Austrian-Hungarian Empire, Prussia, as well as two great powers, the United States and Russia, within the framework of ‘European Balance of Power’ and the traditional ‘isolationist foreign policy’ of the US in the last century. The course includes the analysis of World War I.