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Human Rights and Social Justice (IDS220)

3.0 Semester Hours

This course focuses on values and human rights that allow people to live with dignity and justice. Students examine areas in which human rights have been, and possibly still are, abused, and study the treaties, declarations, organizations, and laws that have been established to provide people with equality and social justice. Issues covered include racial discrimination, gender equality, rights of people with disabilities, LGBTQ rights, immigration, refugees, torture, prisons, and genocide.

Recommended Prereq: IDS210 or concurrent enrollment.

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