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AU Human Rights Courses

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Select a school to browse their human rights courses:

The diverse and cutting-edge human rights courses available to students demonstrate American University's commitment to human rights. With over 130 courses on a wide range of human rights topics, students receive a well-rounded education through an integrated curriculum with opportunities for hands-on, practical experiences. Professors also address an array of interdisciplinary themes that integrate human rights into subjects like Marketing for Social Change and Global Corporate Citizenship. These classes complement traditional human rights courses such as Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy.

Below, students can search specific human rights courses offered by each college. Given the breadth of human rights issues in the world today, human rights can be found integrated through nearly every subject in a variety of interesting and interactive courses.

College of Arts and Sciences

Kogod School of Business

School of Communication

School of International Service

School of Public Administration

Washington College of Law