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Ethnic Studies

General

Program Title

Ethnic Studies

Degree Designation

MIN

Award Type

Minor

Program Level

Undergraduate

Instruction Mode

On Campus

Program Description

Students who pursue an ethnic studies minor seek a deeper understanding of American racial and ethnic groups, namely, African Americans, Latinos(as), Asian Pacific Americans and Native Americans. Your courses, internships and community service work will provide insight into the contributions, social/cultural development, intellectual expression and circumstances of these groups in American society. You'll study literature, social sciences, music, history and human relations from a variety of ethnic perspectives.

College/School

College of Liberal Arts

Status

Active

Requirements

Free Form Requisites

Credits: 18

Program Requirements

6 credits: course or 201, course.

Electives

12 credits: Electives from the following courses with approval by the ETHS advisor: course; course, course, course, ENGL 315, ENGL 316, ENGL 317; course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course, course; course, course, course; course, course or HURL 496, course; course, course; course, course.

With approval of the Ethnic Studies chair, up to 6 credits may be taken in other courses with an ethnic studies focus offered as new courses, special topics or issues classes, seminars, experimental classes or workshops.

Up to 6 credits of an internship in Ethnic Studies may be counted toward the minor.

Notes

See program website for additional information.

Program Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Explain and interpret how continuity and change contribute to contemporary issues facing various US ethnic groups.

Outcome

Refine analytical, written, critical thinking and research skills in the study of various US ethnic groups.

Outcome

Recognize and distinguish diverse historical settings and examine governmental policies resulting in the current conditions of various US ethnic groups.

Degree Maps

Major Code

1111

Program Code

1111.01