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POLS 123 The United Nations III • 5 Cr.

Description:

Researches a country in depth and prepares students for the National Model U.N. Conference in New York. 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.
  • Sponsor well-researched, well-articulated resolutions, reports, and/or treaties for college-level Model United Nations (MUN) conferences.
  • Successfully employ United Nations’ rules of procedure at college-level MUN conferences.
  • Use diplomatic skills—such as public speaking, problem solving, consensus building, and conflict resolution—at college-level MUN conferences.
  • Successfully represent a foreign country’s diplomatic position at college-level MUN conferences.

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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
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