Oct 25, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Rights Certificate

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24-credit Certificate in Human Rights

  • 4 Core Required Courses from an approved list
  • 4 Elective Cognate Courses from an approved list

    • The approved list of cognates comprises courses drawn from 18 academic departments and programs, giving students a wide range of traditional disciplinary perspectives to examine claims about the universal nature of human rights, their historical origins, social and cultural contexts that affect the understanding and status of human rights, and the relation of human rights to political conflicts and the presence or absence of economic well-beingStudents should work with the Human Rights Program adviser to put together an intellectually meaningful set of cognate courses. Complementing these elective courses offered by regular Hunter departments, the Human Rights Program itself offers special elective courses taught at Roosevelt House each semester by distinguished human rights practitioners. To be accepted into the Certificate program, a student must have at least completed HR 20000   with a B and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0.

Course Listing

Courses in Human Rights  

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