2024 - 2025 MCPS High School Course Bulletin

SOC2026 Intl Human Rights 1

0.5 credit per semester

This course addresses the history of the human rights ideal, from ancient times to the 21st century. Students will examine the existing human rights and humanitarian law instruments and the mechanisms for their enforcement. Using current case studies, students will investigate key issues in civil and political rights including freedom of expression, forced disappearances, terrorism, and genocide.

9 - 10 - 11 - 12
No repeats for credit

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