The graduate certificate in Disasters, Displacement and Human Rights (DDHR) is intended for currently admitted graduate students wishing to develop specialized knowledge and research skills in the anthropological study of natural and unnatural disasters and humanitarian crises, forced migration, and human rights investigations, policies, practices, and norms. Candidates must complete an application and 18 credit hours of coursework, taken for graduate credit. These credit hours, which may be used towards Anthropology graduate requirements, include the following:
Required (9 credit hours)
ANTH 419 , ANTH 420 , ANTH 489
Electives (choose three - 9 credit hours)
ANTH 414 , ANTH 415 , ANTH 421 , ANTH 432 , ANTH 454 , ANTH 523 , ANTH 613 .
Special topics and independent study, where appropriate, may be petitioned for DDHR credit and are subject to approval by the relevant faculty. Graduate students in other departments and Colleges are eligible for the certificate by application to, and approval by, the Anthropology faculty. Departmental prerequisites may be waived for accepted graduate students in other departments and Colleges. The certificate will be issued upon university graduation. A minimum 3.0 GPA must be earned in all certificate courses. The certificate reflects specialized academic training only and does not authorize holders as practitioners in any field.