Minor in Human Rights

The Human Rights Minor is an interdepartmental, interdisciplinary plan of study requiring 15 credits:

More than six credits may not be taken in one department.

Recommended Course

Group A: Core Courses

Group B: Core Courses






Human Rights


Political Science

Puerto Rican & Latino Studies


Women's Studies

Minor Group C: Course

Group C internships are with a human rights-related agency, organization, or group. Students may select an Internship site to fit individual interests and goals. The internship enables students to enrich and assess what they have learned in the classroom through practical experience. The final grade for credits earned in Group C are based on the completion of assignments in which students synthesize their internship experiences with knowledge gained in the course work taken to fulfill the requirements for the Human Rights Minor.

For further information, please contact:

Samuel Martinez, Director of Undergraduate Programs in Human Rights
860-486-4515 or samuel.martinez@uconn.edu

Tina Chiarelli-Helminiak, Graduate Assistant for Undergraduate Programs in Human Rights
860-486-8739 or uconnhrminor@yahoo.com

The Human Rights Major is a program of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.