Minor in Human Rights and History

The Human Rights & History minor (HUMR) is a program intended to help students contextualize human rights historically. The minor is open to students in any major. Human Rights minors are required to complete 21 units with a grade equivalent of 2.00 or higher in each course taken. All Human Rights & History minors may transfer up to 9 units toward the minor. 

Required Courses (9 Units)
HIST 200INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN RIGHTS3
HIST 300INTRODUCTION TO HISTORICAL STUDY3
HIST 495INTERNSHIP IN HUMAN RIGHTS3-6
Electives (12 Units) 1
Lower-Level History Elective, Choose one from the following:3
HISTORY OF EUROPEAN CIVILIZATION FROM THE 17TH CENTURY
MODERN EAST ASIA SINCE THE 19TH CENTURY
MODERN MIDDLE EAST HISTORY
LATIN AMERICA: COLONIAL PERIOD
HISTORY OF AFRICA TO 1900
HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES TO THE CIVIL WAR
WORLD HISTORY SINCE 1300
ETHICAL PERSPECTIVE IN HISTORY 2
Additional Lower-Level Elective, Choose one from the following:3
SURVEY OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN LITERATURE
AMERICAN INDIAN LITERATURE, 1772-PRESENT
LITERATURE OF GLOBAL EXPERIENCE
RACE, CLASS AND GENDER
AFRICAN AMER ICAN PHILOSOPHY
ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS
PHILOSOPHY OF THE PRISON INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX
WOMEN IN WORLD RELIGIONS
Upper-Level History Elective, Choose one from the following:3
WOMEN IN 20TH CENTURY U.S. HISTORY
NATIONALISM IN EAST AND SOUTHEAST ASIA
JAPAN, 1930-PRESENT
DEMOCRATIZATION IN LATIN AMERICA
HISTORY OF SOUTH AFRICA
ETHICAL DILEMMAS IN THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
ISRAEL/PALESTINE: CONFLICTING PAST, CONFLICTING PRESENT
THE CIVIL WAR
THE FDR ERA
GAYS & LESBIANS IN U.S. HISTORY
THE AMERICAN WEST
IMMIGRANTS & IMMIGRATION IN THE UNITED STATES
NATIVE AMERICAN HISTORY SINCE 1900
AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY FROM THE MID-19TH CENTURY
Additional Upper-Level Elective, Choose one from the following: 3
CHINESE CINEMA
COMMUNICATION AND SOCIAL PROTEST
AMERICAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
ECONOMICS OF POVERTY AND DISCRIMINATION
URBAN ECONOMICS
ECONOMIC ISSUES OF GENDER
ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS
CONTEMPORARY FRENCH LITERATURE AND CIVILIZATION: 1945 TO PRESENT
FRANCOPHONE LITERATURE AND CIVILIZATION
CULTURES OF THE MAGHREB
CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION
ITALIAN CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION
ITALIAN CINEMA
JAPANESE CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION THROUGH MANGA
AMERICAN PHILOSOPHY
COMPARATIVE POLITICAL SYSTEMS
AFRICAN-AMERICAN POLITICS
CIVIL RIGHTS AND CIVIL LIBERTIES: THE FIRST AND FOURTEENTH AMENDMENTS
INTERNATIONAL LAW AND ORGANIZATION
FAITH PERSPECTIVES IN MEDICAL ETHICS
JEWISH LAW AND ETHICS
ISLAM IN THE MODERN AGE
CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION OF SPAIN
CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION OF LATIN AMERICA
SURVEY OF SPANISH LITERATURE
HISPANIC POPULAR CULTURES
THEATRE FOR SOCIAL CHANGE
WOMEN, ENVIRONMENT, AND HEALTH
ANIMAL RIGHTS, HUMAN RIGHTS
Total Units21-24