Apr 23, 2024  
2020-2021 College of Liberal Arts (Admitted Fall 2020/Spring 2021) 
    
2020-2021 College of Liberal Arts (Admitted Fall 2020/Spring 2021) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSCI 101 - Introduction to the United Nations System

4 credits
This course will serve as an introduction to the United Nations (UN) and its affiliated organizations. The course will familiarize students with the procedures and decision making bodies of the UN and allow them to observe the substantive discussions of its various committees. It will also introduce students to the non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that are represented at the UN and the agencies that operate under its umbrella. The course will be conducted in Drew’s classroom at the UN as well as on Drew’s main campus. Each week will feature a number of speakers from either the UN or NGOs and, when appropriate, time observing committee activities at the UN. Topics to be addressed include failed states, peace-building, terrorism, the millennium development goals, and human rights. Students will learn research techniques and gain familiarity in working with both primary and secondary source materials. Projects will consist of short papers related to the specific topics addre. For High School Students Only.



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