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Wilfrid Laurier University Laurier Brantford
April 21, 2014
Canadian Excellence

New courses for 2013/14

HR300 Professionalization Seminar 0.5

Human Rights & Human Diversity students to prepare for internships, postgraduate careers, and graduate study. Students will be introduced to and practice such transferrable skills as resume and cover letter writing, presentation making, teamwork, grant applications, précis-writing, report writing, and media monitoring. Students will also explore career options and opportunities for graduate study as well as plan how to prepare for these opportunities.

Prerequisite: HR100, HR260, HR261 and Registration in Honours Human Rights & Human Diversity

Offered: Winter 2014: T/R 11:30 to 12:50

HR365 Immigrant & Ethno-Racial Youth 0.5

This course applies an interdisciplinary approach to the study of immigrant and ethno-racial youth in Canada and, to a lesser extent, the United States. The course will cover such topics as: challenges faced by immigrant youth and how they differ from second- and third-generation immigrant youth; marginality, racism, and exclusion; and the critical role played by the educational experience on the outcomes of ethno-racial youth.

Prerequisite: Senior student status and HR100 or HR260/CT260 or YC100.

Offered: Winter 2014: W/F 10:00 to 11:20

HR305 Fundraising 0.5   (*Pending Senate Approval*)

Fundraising is an important skill upon which many organizations advancing human rights and other causes rely. For some people fundraising forms part of their job; for others it is the focus of their career. This course introduces students key concepts and methods of fundraising. Topics addressed may include annual giving, special events, foundation relations, corporate relations, capital campaigns, endowed giving, and the ethics of fundraising.

Prerequisite: Senior Student Status

Winter 2014: W 7:00 to 9:50.

Note: This course IS PENDING SENATE APPROVAL. If approved it will appear in LORIS later in June.