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Human Rights in History
This introductory course places âhuman rightsâ into a global historical perspective to examine the origins and evolution of the concept. Students will explore the religious, philosophical, and cultural foundations of our modern human rights system, study how individuals and groups have historically fought for greater human rights protections, and examine the challenges involved in developing a set of âuniversalâ international human rights laws.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 2 hrs. Tutorial: 1 hr.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
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- Arts and Contemporary Studies Professional Table I
- Criminology and History Double Major
- English and History Double Major
- History Professional Table II
- History and Philosophy Double Major
- History and Politics and Governance Double Major
- History and Sociology Double Major
- Minor in History
- Open Elective Table
- Table I - Arts
- Undeclared Arts Required Group 1 - Table I