Semester on the United Nations (nycTREC)
The Semester on the United Nations is offered every fall semester. Classes begin in late August and end in mid-December, and are held in New York City on Wednesdays and/or Fridays.
Applications are due by March 10.
The Semester on the United Nations is an eight credit program in which you enroll in two required courses.
PSCI 383/The United Nations System and the International Community
On-site exposure to the realities of international politics in the United Nations context. An examination of the evolution of the United Nations and the network of international institutions associated with it. An analysis of the role played by the United Nations in the larger international community.
PSCI 384/Research Seminar on the United Nations
Students conduct research on selected topics related to the United Nations and its role in the larger international system. Assignments include the preparation of a major research paper designed to develop techniques appropriate to the analysis of international affairs.
Optional: PSCI 283/United Nations Community Internship (2-8 credits)
If you decide to participate in an internship, you will need to discuss your options with the program director and will need to schedule one or more additional days for your internship.
Besides the two required courses, students will complete a full semester by enrolling in additional courses on campus.