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U.S. Ethnic Studies Minor


The U.S. Ethnic Studies minor is an interdisciplinary minor, which aims to introduce students to United States ethnic and racial groups; history, theory and cultural analyses of ethnicity, race, class and culture in the United States; and opportunities for engaged learning and community service among U.S. ethnic, racial and regional groups. Students will explore the following: 1) theoretical and practical approaches to race and ethnicity in multicultural America; 2) interdisciplinary perspectives on U.S. ethnic/racial groups; 3) issues of cultural identity from the perspectives of people of color and heritage cultures; 4) discrimination, prejudice and other inequalities against racial and ethnic groups; and 5) opportunities to learn about services, interventions and civic engagement in addressing respect, civility and social justice issues. Other courses, including second year seminars, may be approved by the program coordinator.

Minor Requirements


Students must complete 18 credits toward the minor as outlined below.

Group A: Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity in the U.S.


Group B: Study of Racial and Ethnic Groups in the U.S.


Complete two additional courses from Groups A and/or B (6 credits)


Note(s):


Other courses, including second year seminars, may be approved by the program coordinator.

Total minimum credits: 18


For further information, contact Dr. Joyce Rain Anderson in the Department of English.