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2022-23 Catalog 
2022-23 Catalog
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POL S 103 - Model United Nations: Institutions

5 Credits
Explores the role of the United Nations and the impact it has on the world. Covers the theory and practice of UN institutions and the current challenges the organization is attempting to address. Includes participation in a Model UN Conference. 


Quarters Typically Offered

Designed to Serve Students with an interest in the United Nations and participating in the Model UN Conference. 
Active Date 20190717T09:43:54

Grading Basis Decimal Grade
Class Limit 38
Shared Learning Environment Yes
Contact Hours: Lecture 44 Lab 22
Total Contact Hours 66
Degree Distributions:
  • Diversity & Globalism
  • Social Science Area I

Course Outline

  1. The Founding.
  2. The Principal Organs.
  3. Peace Operations
  4. Responses.
  5. Preparation for the Model UN Conference.
  6. Participation in the Model UN Conference.
  7. The role of the UN in a changing world.  

Student Learning Outcomes
Evaluate the role of the United Nations and its contributions to the current world order.

Analyze the interconnectedness of the global contemporary challenges faced by groups with particular focus on history, geography, politics, security, the environment, and economics.

Propose solutions to global problems through weekly assignments and the position paper.

Present solutions to global problems both in-class and at the Model UN Conference based on information in the position paper.

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