Do you believe we could all live in a peaceful and prosperous world? Are there any instruments out there that could help us build this? This course offers answers by studying the role of international organizations such as the UN, WTO, NATO, and others in the areas of peace/security, trade, development, human rights, and the environment. This course emphasizes experiential learning through group presentation, a UN simulation as well as applied research/writing, and critical thinking.

Course Notes

POL 203 is an approved Self and Society course for Cap Core requirements.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).

Effective Term
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