International Human Rights


2020-2021 UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES CATALOG

Effective 1 June 2020 through 31 May 2021

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Minor
18 Credit Hours

This program is offered by the College of Arts & Sciences/Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies. It is available at the St. Louis home campus and at the Geneva campus.

For information on the general requirements for a minor, see Minor under the Academic Policies and Information section of this catalog.

Required Courses

Core Courses

  • HRTS 1100 Introduction to Human Rights (3 hours)
  • HRTS 2500 Current Problems in Human Rights (3 hours)

Elective Courses

Students may choose 12 credit hours from the following, including at least 6 credit hours with an HRTS prefix:

  • HRTS 2086 Topics in Human Rights (3 hours)
  • HRTS 3080 Advanced Topics in Human Rights (3 hours)
  • HRTS 3160 Human Rights in Film: Documentaries (3 hours)
  • HRTS 3170 Human Rights in Film: Narrative Films (3 hours)
  • HRTS 3200 Human Rights Area Studies (1-3 hours)
  • HRTS 3210 Prejudice and Discrimination (3 hours)
  • HRTS 3400 Human Rights and the Environment (3 hours)
  • HRTS 3500 International Human Rights Law (3 hours)
  • HRTS 3590 Theories of Human Rights (3 hours)
  • HRTS 3600 Topics in Mass Violence (3 hours)
  • HRTS 3700 Human Rights and Business (3 hours)
  • HRTS 4500 Human Rights Field Experience (3 hours)
  • ANSO 1050 Global Social Problems (3 hours)
  • ANSO 2300 Social Movements (3 hours)
  • ANSO 3130 Race and Ethnicity (3 hours)
  • ANSO 3340 NGOs in a Global Arena (3 hours)
  • ANSO 4175 Globalization (3 hours)
  • ANSO 4250 Class, Status and Power (3 hours)
  • ENGL 1060 Protest Literature (3 hours)
  • ETHC 1000 Issues and Problems in Ethics (3 hours)
  • INTL 1500 The World System since 1500 (3 hours)
  • INTL 2030 International Law (3 hours)
  • ISTL 1000 Introduction to International Studies (3 hours)
  • MDST 2800 Media, Diversity and Society (3 hours)
  • MULC 2010 American Cultural Pluralism (3 hours)
  • PHIL 2320 Contemporary Moral Problems (3 hours)
  • PHIL 2340 Bioethics (3 hours)
  • PHIL 2360 Environmental Ethics (3 hours)
  • PHIL 2400 Human Rights and Animal Rights (3 hours)
  • PHIL 3340 Global Ethics (3 hours)
  • PHIL 3360 Global Information Ethics (3 hours)
  • PHIL 3370 Feminist Philosophy (3 hours)
  • POLT 1080 Introduction to Comparative Politics (3 hours)
  • POLT 2550 The Politics of Development (3 hours)
  • PSYC 3225 Holocaust (3 hours)
  • PSYC 3275 Genocide (3 hours)
  • RELG 3051 Religion and Human Rights (3 hours)
  • WGST 2610 Women, Gender and Sexuality in Social Justice Organizations (3 hours)
  • WGST 2620 Women and the Law (3 hours)
  • WGST 4220 Gender, Justice and Human Rights (3 hours)