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POLS 673. International Organization. 3 Hours S.

International organizations are examined with special emphasis devoted to the United Nations. A central theme of the course rests upon the question of whether strengthened international organization offers the only alternative to further world wars. Prerequisite: Junior level or consent of instructor. LEC.

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Political Science

http://catalog.ku.edu/liberal-arts-sciences/political-science/ba-bgs/

Because political science advances our understanding of politics, power, governance, and public policy in the United States and across the globe.  In the broadest sense, political science is the study of governments and governmental procedures.  Political Science is as old as civilization, because people always have been interested in their government and in their leaders.  But political science as it is thought today, as one of the social sciences, is a comparatively new discipline.  It developed in the United States during the last century as political scientists developed an ability to make increasingly scientific observations of government.  Political scientists are concerned with origins and sources of governmental organizations, their growth, and their decline, as well as with the processes and structure of government.  Ask yourself, Am I interested in public affairs?  Am I a good analytical and critical thinker?  Am I curious about the world and it's workings?  Do I communicate well orally and in writing?  Do I want to be a knowledgeable citizen?  Am I interested in the relationship between government and the people?  Am I curious about how decisions and made and how conflicts are resolved?  

Minor in Public Policy in the United States

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Students majoring in various social science disciplines are encouraged to minor in Public Policy.  Students earning a BA or BGS can obtain a minor; the minor consists of 18 credit hours.

Minor in Peace and Conflict Studies

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...Systems POLS 650 Palestinians and Israelis POLS 671 International Cooperation POLS 673 International Organization POLS...