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Minor in Human Rights Studies

Human rights studies encompasses the eternal drive to improve the human condition, and attendant debates over the primacy of the individual within society and the universal versus relativist approach to rights, positive and negative freedoms. The Minor in Human Rights draws its curriculum from a variety of disciplines.

Students are responsible for satisfying their particular degree requirements. The superscript indicates credit value.

24 Minor in Human Rights Studies
6 PHIL 2413; POLI 2143
18 Chosen from ENGL 3693, 3803, 3823, 3833, 3873; FPST 3213; HIST 3153, 3593, 4773; HIST 3603 or SOCI 3673; JOUR 4423; PHIL 2323, 3423, 3433, 3453; POLI 3013, 3883; RELI 3103, 3123; SOCI 3803 or ANTH 3803, THEO 3433

Note: Students interested in registering for this program should contact the Department of Political Science.


Core Course Descriptions (6 credits needed)


Program Elective Course Descriptions (18 credits needed)


History N.B. numbers (1) and (2) prerequisites

(1) 300-level courses are generally open only to students who have successfully completed 24 credits. Students who do not have this prerequisite may register with the permission of the Department.

(2) 400-level courses are generally open to Honours and Specialization students, or students of high academic standing with the permission of the Department.

Sociology and Anthropology N.B. numbers (1) and (3) prerequisites

(1) 300-level courses are open to students who have successfully completed SOCI 203 or equivalent, plus at least three credits of 200-level Sociology courses. Students in related disciplines who wish to take cognate courses in Sociology may apply to the Sociology undergraduate advisor for waiver of prerequisites on the basis of equivalent background.

(3) Entry requirements for Sociology/Anthropology cross-listed courses depend on the discipline through which the course is entered. Once students have taken a cross-listed course under one disciplinary designation they may not take the course under the corresponding designation in the other discipline for credit.

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