Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2019/2020
Canadian Excellence

HR260/SOJE260
Introduction to Human Rights
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

Focusing primarily on civil and political rights, this course introduces students to the idea and origins of human rights, the institutions that have been designed to protect them (including domestic human rights codes and commissions), and contemporary controversies surrounding them. Case studies and examples of violations will be addressed as appropriate. Assessment will include a short written assignment. {RW} (Cross-listed as SOJE260.)

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
Registration status: senior student, or HR100 and permission of program co-ordinator.
Exclusions
CT260, SOJE260.