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PSC 210: Model United Nations

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title


Credit Hours



Model United Nations

1 - 0


Course Description

Focuses on the United Nations, Model United Nations simulations, international affairs, domestic politics, and political maneuvering. Utilizes a substantive framework to develop written and verbal communication skills. Analyzes political events and scenarios in exploring the interrelationship among domestic policies, international relations, global events, and diplomacy.

Topical Outline

  1. The United Nations 
  2. Rules of Order
  3. International Organizations
  4. Regional Organizations
  5. International Relations
  6. Global Events
  7. Domestic Politics
  8. Diplomacy 
  9. Writing Skills
  10. Communication Skills

Method of Presentation

  1. Lecture
  2. Directed discussion
  3. Films
  4. Videos
  5. Articles
  6. Team development
  7. Competitions

Student Outcomes (The student should…)

  • explain the role of the United Nations in international affairs. 
  • explain and analyze the domestic politics of a variety of countries and their relationship to global events and the United Nations.
  • synthesize domestic politics of a variety of countries, global events, international politics, and diplomacy.

Method of Evaluation

  1. Exams/quizzes
  2. Paper
  3. In-class presentations 
  4. Competitions.


No textbook is required.

Prepared by: Bobby Summers

Fall, 2006