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

Human Rights & Human Diversity Minor

The minor consists of 3.0 credits: HR260/CT260, HR261 and an additional 2.0 credits in elective courses approved for the program. At least a 0.5 credit must be selected from courses listed in Category I and at least a 0.5 credit must be selected from courses listed in Category II.

In choosing from the following lists of courses, students should be aware that some of these courses have prerequisites and not all will be offered at the Brantford Campus. Although these prerequisites may be waived by the program or department administering the course, it is the responsibility of the student to make such arrangements.

Category I: Human Rights
HR313/CC313 - Mean Justice: Criminal Injustice, Ethics & Rights
HR320/CO320 - Children's Rights
HR323/LY323 - Rights in Canada: Rights, Freedoms and the Charter
HR325/CC325 - Crimes Against Humanity
HR326/CC326 - Transitional Justice
HR327/OL327 - Understanding International Organizations
HR328/CT328 - Global Issues, Global Governance: The United Nations in the 21st Century
HR329/HS329 - Global Health and Social Justice: The Lottery of Birth
HR331 - Human Rights and the Environment
SY333/AN333 - Human Rights (Waterloo Campus)

Category II: Human Diversity
EN324 - Canadian Women's Writing
HR206/JN206 - The Margin and the Mainstream
HR370/CT370 - Gender Theories and Cultures
HR324 - Federalism, Human Diversity and Human Rights
HS219/HR219 - Disabilities
HS311/HR311 - Multicultural Views of Aging
ID201 - Indigenous Perspectives on Global Issues
OL350/HS350 - Multicultural Competence
RE366 - Religion and Violence
WS304 - Gender, Race and Transnationalism

Additional Information

  1. No more than 1.0 irregular credit may be counted toward a general degree (only students admitted prior to Sept 1, 2007), and no more than 3.0 toward an honours degree.
  2. HR360 and HR460 are irregular courses. Each topic will be assigned to either the Human Rights or Human Diversity category as appropriate.
  3. Refer also to the Regulations Governing Minors.


Senate/Editorial Changes

Senate Jan 15/08: HR326/CC326 added to Category I; effective Sept 1, 2008.