Minor in International Human Rights

Webster's International Human Rights program seeks to encourage greater understanding of international human rights standards, problems, and solutions.

Offered through the University's Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, the program draws from courses in history, politics, international relations, philosophy, English, behavioral and social sciences, religious studies, and communications. It is especially appropriate for students who are strongly considering careers with human rights and human rights-related agencies, and/or graduate or professional school programs with a strong human rights components. 

The following apply to all minors:

  • A minor must be comprised of 18 credit hours taken at Webster University.
  • No course counted toward a major can also count toward a minor.
  • Students may have a major and a minor within the same department; they may not major and minor within the same area of emphasis.
  • Students must earn a grade of C- or better in any course they wish to apply toward a minor.

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