POLS 121 The United Nations I • 2 Cr.


Introduces students to the structure and purpose of the United Nations and prepares students to participate in college-level Model United Nations (MUN) conferences. The first in a sequence of three courses that culminates in a trip to New York in the Spring for the annual National Model United Nations (NMUN) conference. Seminar format.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Explain the history, structure, and major operations of the United Nations.
  • Identify the geographic locations of all United Nations' member states.
  • Articulate informed opinions about issues of global importance.