Available Human Rights Classes at FSU

Although the Center is not itself an academic department, it partners with colleges and departments throughout FSU to sponsor the creation of human rights-related courses. Here is a list of the courses currently being taught at FSU which include a human rights framework or human rights dimension. In addition, a list of courses provided by our staff is available.


Fall 2021 Undergraduate Human Rights Related Courses

African American Studies



Educational Leadership and Policy




  • GEA 1000- World Geography by Nick Quinton (Remote)
  • GEO 4357- Environmental Conflict and Economic Development by Dr. Nick Quinton
  • IDS 2227- Sustainable Society by Dr. Tingting Zhao



International Affairs


Political Science


Social Work




The following Special Topics courses also comprise part of the accumulation of undergraduate human rights courses offered at FSU:

  • Humanitarian Intervention: History, Ethics, and Politics (Religion, Professor Twiss)
  • Nuremberg Legacy: Law, Ethics, and Religion (Religion, Professor Twiss)
  • Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing: Cases, Concepts, and Principles (Religion, Professor Twiss)
  • Human Rights and National Security (COSS, Professor Schlakman)
  • International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (COSS, Professor Schlakman)
  • Refugee Protection Issues (COSS, Professor Schlakman)


40+ human rights courses have been offered in the following FSU colleges and departments over the years:

  • Askew School of Public Administration and Policy
  • College of Communication & Information
  • College of Criminology & Criminal Justice
  • College of Law
  • College of Motion Picture Arts
  • College of Music
  • College of Social Work
  • Department of Geography
  • Department of History
  • Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics
  • Department of Philosophy
  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of Religion
  • Humanities Department
  • The English Department
  • School of Theatre