POLS 121 The United Nations I • 2 Cr.
Analyzes the present structure and purpose of the United Nations organization. Seminar format. Prerequisite: A course in political science.
Description starting Summer 2020
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.