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2022-23 Catalog 
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POL S 104 - Model United Nations: Development

5 Credits
Examines the role of the United Nations, with a particular focus on contributions to international development and the impact it has on society. Covers the theory and practice of development work within political systems. Includes participation in the Model UN Conference in Portland. 


Quarters Typically Offered

Fall Day
Winter Day

Designed to Serve Students with an interest in the United Nations and participating in the Model UN Conference in Portland. 
Active Date 20190717T09:43:53

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 and basics of the UN.
  2. Development theories and institutions.
  3. Development in practice.
  4. The impact of development on populations. 
  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
Analyze the role of the United Nations and its contributions to development and the impact this has on human diversity.

Apply methods of data analysis to explain global systemic issues with particular focus on history, geography, politics, security, the environment, and economics.

Actively illustrate the interrelatedness of marginalized groups by appropriately representing a nation both in class and through participation in the Model UN Conference.

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