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ASB 203 Introduction to the Principles of Human Rights
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2016
SUN#: None
AGEC: None
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only

Description: Introduction to the principles and concepts of human rights. Various human rights issues are explored within economic, social, and cultural contexts. Students will acquire skills to articulate effective and thoughtful solutions to human rights topics.

Prerequisites: ASB102

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Analysis Level) Examine and explain the concept of human rights as enshrined in the Universal Human Rights.
2. (Analysis Level) Examine and explain the role of states in implementing and protecting human rights.
3. (Evaluation Level) Compare and contrast universalism and relativism and criticize/defend the relativist/universalist debate of Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
4. (Analysis Level) Examine and explain the social structures (political, social, cultural, economic, and educational) that have an impact on human rights in local communities.
5. (Synthesis Level) Propose solutions to human rights abuses in the local communities.
6. (Evaluation Level) Judge whether existing policies, practices, and attitudes mask, ignore, or condone human rights violations.
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