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POLS 122 - The United Nations II

3 CR

Researches a country in depth and prepares students for the annual National Model United Nations (NMUN) conference in New York. The second in a sequence of three courses. Seminar format.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the instructor.

Course Outcomes

  • 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.
  • Write well-researched, well-articulated position papers from the perspective of a country other than the United States.
  •  Successfully employ United Nations’ rules of procedure in classroom simulations.
  • Use diplomatic skills—such as public speaking, problem solving, consensus building, and conflict resolution—in classroom simulations.
  •  Successfully represent a foreign country’s diplomatic position in classroom simulations.

GenEd Outcomes: Creative and Critical Thinking
  • Critical Thinking/Problem Solving
GenEd Outcomes: Connections
  • Global Citizenship

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