Academics

Regular Wits Courses

Participants in the International Human Rights Exchange (IHRE) program are encouraged to consider enrolling in a regular course at the University of the Witwatersrand.  In such cases, students will take 12 credits of coursework within the IHRE program combined with a semester-long, regular Wits course for 4 credits, for a total 16 credits.

In general, students may choose from any 1st year offering in the Humanities.  Students may also be able to enroll in certain upper level courses.  Participants must first meet the stated course pre-requisites and obtain advance approval through the IHRE office. 

Students interested in taking a regular course at Witsare strongly encouraged to contact us in advance of applying to the program to find out more about course options.

Download a Sample Schedule of Wits Course Offerings

Regular Wits courses are offered in the following disciplines in the Faculty of Humanities at the University of the Witwatersrand:

School of Arts

  Dramatic Arts

  Film

  Fine Art

  History of Art

  Music

School of Human and Community Development

  Psychology

School of Literature and Language Studies

  African Languages (Sesotho, Zulu)

  African Literature

  English Studies

  French

  German

  Italian

  Linguistics

  Media Studies

  Portuguese

  Spanish

School of Social Sciences

  Anthropology

  History

  International Relations

  Philosophy

  Political Studies

  Sociology

In certain cases, IHRE students may also be able to take courses in the following disciplines outside of the Humanities:

  Archaeology

  Economics

  Geography

  Law

  Mathematics

Bard College, Institute for International Liberal Education, PO Box 5000, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504-5000

Tel: 845-758-7081, Fax: 845-758-7040, E-mail: ihre@bard.edu