New Minor in Human Rights

  • The Human Rights minor requires 5 courses (15 hours).
  • Two courses are permitted to overlap with GE requirements.
  • Two courses must be at the 4000 level or above.
  • Choose two courses each from group A and B.

Required Foundation (3 hours)

3 Credit Hours

  • INTSTDS 3450 - Human Rights: An Introduction

A. Arts & Humanities

Choose 2, 6 Credit Hours

  • AAAS or HIST 3083 - Civil Rights and Black Power Movement
  • COMPSTDS 4597.02 - Global Culture
  • ENGLISH 4554 - English Studies and Global Human Rights
  • ENGLISH 4573.02 - Rhetoric and Social Action
  • ENGLISH 4597.01 - The Disability Experience in the Contemporary World
  • INTSTDS 4200 - Living Jerusalem
  • WGSS 3302 - Engendering Peace and Conflict
  • WGSS 3370 - Sexualities and Citizenship
  • WGSS 4520 - Women of Color and Social Activism

B. Social Sciences

Choose 2, 6 Credit Hours

  • CRPLAN 3500 - The Socially Just City
  • COMM 4853.02 - Media and Social Movements
  • INTSTDS 5800 - International Law
  • INTSTDS 5801 - Children and War
  • POLITSC 3460 - Global Justice
  • POLITSC 4455 - Human Rights
  • POLITSC 4940 - Politics of Immigration
  • SOCIOL 3460 - Environmental Justice
  • SOCIOL 5563 - Global Inequality and Poverty

C. Experimental Learning Credit

OPTIONAL 3 Credit Hours

Students may choose to substitute 3 credit hours in either of the following courses to replace one of the courses in section A or B: Disability Studies 5191 or International Studies 5191 (internship credit).  Students are responsible for securing an appropriate internship and having both the internship and credit approved in advance.

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