Human Rights courses offered in the 2017-2018 academic year that are recommended for first-year students
HRTS BC1025 Human Rights in Theory and Practice
Provides a broad overview of the rapidly expanding field of human rights. Lectures on the philosophical, historical, legal and institutional foundations are interspersed with weekly presentations by frontline advocates from the U.S. and overseas.
HRTS UN3001 Introduction to Human Rights
Evolution of the theory and content of human rights; the ideology and impact of human rights movements; national and international human rights law and institutions; their application with attention to universality within states, including the U.S., and internationally.