Minor Requirements

A total of 19 credits are needed to fulfill the Human Rights Minor. Includes the introductory and capstone courses, two courses from the core course lists, and three additional elective courses.  A maximum of 3 of the core and elective courses may be from the same prefix.

Required Courses (4 credits)

  • HRT/PLS 105: Introduction to Human Rights  3 credits 
  • HRT 450: Reflection on Human Rights, 1 credit .(prereq. junior standing, HRT minor, or by permission)

Core Courses (6 credits)

CORE COURSES: (6 credits) Take two courses (3cr. ea.), each course must have a different prefix. 

CJ 325-Criminal Justice & Human Rights (3 cr.)(Jr. standing)

HST 378-Contesting Human Rights (3 cr.)(Jr. standing)

HST/INT/ HRT319-Human Traffic and Trafficking (3 cr.)(Jr. standing)

INT/ HRT320-Voices of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States (3 cr.)(Jr. standing)

PLS 316/ HRT 316-Human Rights in Intl. Politics (3 cr.)(prereq. PLS 103 or 211 or Jr. standing)

PLS 335 /HRT 335-Theory of Human Rights (3 cr.)(prereq. PLS 105, 231 or 232 or HNR 263)

PLS 240-The Holocaust (3 cr.)

SOC 306-Sociology of Human Rights  (3 cr.) (Jr. standing)

GSI/PLS 215 – Global Migration (3 cr.)

HRT 280 - Genocide and Human Rights (3 cr.)

 

Elective Courses (9 credits)

ELECTIVE COURSES: (9 credits) Take 3 courses (3 cr. ea.) from elective courses list, with no more than 2 courses from a single major/designator.  Courses from the core courses list may also be counted as elective courses, but a single course may not count both as a core course and an elective.

  • AAA 319 - African Politics (3 credits)
  • AAA 352 - Black Women's Culture and Communities (3 credits)
  • AAA 341 – Civil Conflicts in Africa (3 credits)
  • ANT 345 - Perspectives on Globalization (3 credits)
  • ANT 370 - Cross-cultural Perspectives on Gender (3 credits)
  • CLA 367 - Thinking Like a (Roman) Lawyer (3 credits)
  • CJ 305 - Constitutional Rights and Civil Liberties (3 credits)
  • CJ 320 - Crimes Against Women (3 credits)
  • CJ 482 - Culture, Crime and Justice (3 credits)
  • ECO 350 - Economics of Gender (3 credits)
  • ENG 335 - Literature of American Minorities (3 credits)
  • ENG 336 - Lesbian, Gay and Queer Literature (3 credits)
  • ENG 392 - Language and Power (3 credits)
  • GPY 335 - Globalization and Development (3 credits)
  • GPY 351 - Geography of Africa (3 credits)
  • HRT 380 - Special Topics in Human Rights (1 to 3 credits)
  • HRT 389 - Study Abroad in Human Rights (3 credits)
  • HRT 399 - Independent Studies in HRT (1 to 3 credits) (By Permission)
  • HRT 490 - Internship in Human Rights (3 credits) (By Permission)
  • HRT 499 - Independent Study in HRT (1 to 3 credits) (By Permission)
  • HST 316 - U.S. Civil Rights Movement History (3 credits)
  • HST 318 - History of Democracy in America (3 credits)
  • HST 332 - Emergence of Modern India and South Asia (3 credits)
  • HST 333 - Modern China (3 credits)
  • HST 336 - Africa After 1870 (3 credits)
  • HST 371 - Historical Perspectives on Gender and Sexualities (3 credits)
  • HST 386 - 20th Century Europe (3 credits)
  • IDS 350 - Civil Discourse (3 credits)
  • LAS 325: Human Rights in Latin America (3 credits)
  • LS 370 - Women and the Law (3 credits)
  • INT 325 - LGBTQ Identities (3 credits)
  • INT 342 - Food Matters (3 credits)
  • INT 350 - The Immigrant Experience in the U.S. (3 credits)
  • MES 370 - Contemporary Issues in the Middle East: The Model Arab League (3 credits)
  • PHI 320 - Power, Justice, and Freedom: Social and Political Philosophy (3 credits)
  • PHI 370 - Sex Matters: Feminist Philosophy in the Contemporary World (3 credits)
  • PLS 302 - Women, Politics, and Public Policy (3 credits)
  • PLS 319 - African Politics (3 credits)
  • PLS 325: Human Rights and Democracy in Russia and the Post-Communist World (3 credits)
  • PLS 334 - Sex, Power, and Politics (3 credits)
  • PLS 338 - Citizenship (3 credits)
  • SOC 313 - Race and Ethnicity (3 credits)
  • SOC 315 - Social Class Inequality (3 credits)
  • SOC 317 - Sociology of Gender (3 credits)
  • SOC 318 - Sociology of Sexuality (3 credits)
  • SOC 333 - Sociology of the Civil Rights Movement (3 credits)
  • SOC 350 - Family and Gender in the Developing World (3 credits)
  • WGS 302 - Women, Politics, and Public Policy (3 credits)
  • WGS 310 - LGBTQ Rights and the Law (3 credits)
  • WGS 317 - Sociology of Gender (3 credits)
  • WGS 318 - Sociology of Sexuality (3 credits)
  • WGS 320 - Crimes Against Women (3 credits)
  • WGS 334 - Sex, Power, and Politics (3 credits)
  • WGS 336 - Lesbian, Gay and Queer Literature (3 credits)
  • WGS 350 - Family and Gender in the Developing World (3 credits)
  • WGS 352 - Black Women's Culture and Communities (3 credits)
  • WGS 370 - Women and the Law (3 credits)
  • WGS 371 - Historical Perspectives on Gender and Sexualities (3 credits)

 



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