Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2008/2009
Canadian Excellence

Human Rights & Human Diversity Program

Academic Advising: Sara Neziol, (519) 756-8228, ext 5790, sneziol@wlu.ca 

The Human Rights & Human Diversity Honours BA and minor, and HR courses are only available at the Brantford Campus.

Laurier Brantford's Human Rights & Human Diversity combined honours program, examines the key forces that will shape students' futures as individuals, workers and Canadians. The program is designed to provide an understanding of the origins and the laws and institutions designed to protect human rights as well as the processes diversifying cultures and the policies that have been put into place to manage and accommodate this diversity. Students will also complete the requirements of the Contemporary Studies program.

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HR Course Notes

The following HR courses are only available at the Brantford Campus.

Course Offerings
Course #TitleCredits
HR206 The Margin and the Mainstream 0.5
HR219 Disabilities 0.5
HR260 Introduction to Human Rights 0.5
HR261 Multiculturalism 0.5
HR311 Multicultural Views of Aging 0.5
HR313 Mean Justice: Criminal Injustice, Ethics & Rights 0.5
HR320 Children’s Rights 0.5
HR323 Rights in Canada: Rights, Freedoms and the Charter 0.5
HR324 Federalism, Human Diversity and Human Rights 0.5
HR325 Crimes Against Humanity [1] 0.5
HR326 Transitional Justice [2] 0.5
HR327 Understanding International Organizations 0.5
HR328 Global Issues, Global Governance: The United Nations in the 21st Century 0.5
HR329 Global Health and Social Justice: The Lottery of Birth 0.5
HR331 Human Rights and the Environment 0.5
HR360 Special Topics in Human Rights & Human Diversity 0.5
HR370 Gender Theories and Cultures 0.5
HR401 Philosophy of Human Rights 0.5
HR402 Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Human Rights 0.5
HR460 Special Seminar in Human Rights and Human Diversity 0.5

Senate/Editorial Changes

  1. Senate Jan15/08: HR325/CC325 Course description changed; effective January 1, 2008.

  2. Senate Jan15/08: HR326/CC326 New course addition; effective Sept 1, 2008.