Holocaust, Genocide & Human Rights Studies Minor

The following requirements are effective for students admitted on or after Fall 2019:

Minor Requirements (18 credit hours)

  • HGH 301 The Holocaust – from Prejudice to Genocide (3)
  • HGH 367 Genocide in Our Time (3)
  • HON 330 Service Learning Project/Internship in HGHRS (3)
  • Complete three electives from the following lists, from two different disciplines (9):
    • Arts & Humanities:
      • ENG 331W African-American Literature
      • ENG 375W Contemporary Latin-American Literature
      • ENG 470 Literature of the Holocaust
      • HTY 341 History of American Slavery
      • HUM 122 Native American Cultures
      • HUM/WGS 310 Intro to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Studies
      • HUM 350W Franco-Americans-Cultural Identity in Context
      • PHI 351 Biomedical Ethics
      • WGS 101W Introduction to Women’s Studies
    • Social Sciences:
      • HUS/JUS/SSC 364 Human Rights Violation: Torture and Trauma
      • PSY 342 Psychology of Genocide Survival
      • PSY 415 Cross-Cultural Psychology
      • SSC 450 Conflict Resolution
      • SOC 201 Social Problems
      • SOC 340 Sociology of Minorities

Advising Notes

  • Other courses with a focus in the Holocaust, genocide, or human rights will be considered as electives. Approval of the advisor and the relevant dean is required.
  • A minimum of 25% of the credits required for a minor needs to be earned at UMA for it to be awarded.
  • A student may be awarded any minor as long as no more than six credits of the minor can be used to fulfill the requirements of the student’s major or concentration.
  • Students are encouraged to contact their faculty advisor and the Advising Center for academic advising and support services throughout their stay at UMA.

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