POLS 122 The United Nations II • 3 Cr.

Description

Analyzes the present structure and purpose of the United Nations organization. Seminar format. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.

Details

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

Outcomes

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.
  • 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.

Offered