Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2010/2011
Canadian Excellence

Human Rights & Human Diversity Minor

The minor consists of 3.0 credits: CT260/HR260, 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 list of elective courses, students should be aware that some of these courses have prerequisites, not all will be offered at the Brantford Campus and some may require prior permission of the Faculty of Arts. 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
CC313/HR313/LY313 - Mean Justice: Criminal Injustice, Ethics & Rights
CC325/HR325 - Crimes Against Humanity
CC326/HR326 - Transitional Justice
CO320/HR320 - Children’s Rights
HR321/JN321 - Journalism, Human Rights and International Development
HR323/LY323 - Rights in Canada: Rights, Freedoms and the Charter
HR328 - The United Nations in the 21st Century
HR329/HS329 - Global Health and Social Justice
HR331 - Human Rights and the Environment
HR360 - Special Topics in Human Rights
OL327 - Understanding International Organizations
SY333/AN333 - Human Rights I: Canadian Responsibility (Waterloo Campus)

Category II: Human Diversity
CT355/HR355 - Reconsidering Race and Oppression
CT370/HR370 - Gender Theories and Cultures
EN324 - Canadian Women's Writing
HR100 - Human Rights & Human Diversity
HR212/JN212 - Journalism and Social Change
HR219/HS219 - Disabilities
HR350/OL350 - Multicultural Competence
HR361 - Special Topics in Human Diversity
HS219 - Disabilities
HS311 - Multicultural Views of Aging
ID201 - Indigenous Perspectives on Global Issues
RE366 - Religion and Violence
WS304 - Women, Migration and Diaspora

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 Revisions January 19, 2010: HR321/JN321 New course; CT260 cross-listed with HR260; HR100 moved from Category I to Category II; effective September 1, 2010.

Senate Revisions March 4, 2010: CC313 Cross-listed with HR313 and LY313; CC325 cross-listed with HR325; CC325 cross-listed with HR325; CC326 cross-listed with HR326; CO320 cross-listed with HR320; CT355 cross-listed with HR355; CT370 cross-listed with HR370; HR212 cross-listed with JN212; HR323 cross-listed with LY323HR329 cross-listed with HS329; HR350 cross-listed with OL350; effective September 1, 2010.

Senate Revision May 26, 2010: HS219 cross-listed with HR219; effective September 1, 2010.