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Department of Ethnic Studies
The Minor in Ethnic Studies offers students the opportunity to enhance and broaden the body of knowledge acquired in their chosen majors, and to apply it in a variety of careers involving intercultural relations.
A student who wishes to minor in Ethnic Studies is required to complete 18 semester hours in Ethnic Studies courses with a grade of C or better.
The Ethnic Studies minor is designed to help students majoring in the liberal arts and sciences develop a sophisticated and broad understanding of ethnicity and its role in contemporary American society. It provides students with the theories and concepts needed to comprehend and interpret relations between and among ethnic groups in the U.S.
The undergraduate certificate in cultural diversity studies is designed to appeal to undergraduate students with a background in any major. It will allow students to demonstrate to potential employers that they possess the multicultural skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in the workplace.
Bachelor's degree in ethnic studies, all part of a well balanced education. The major is designed to prepare studnts for a variety of careers. It focuses on the history, culture and contemporary sitation of Asian Americans, African Americans, Latinos and American Indians. This broadens students world perspective and developing a critical lens.
Academic Tracks are designed to prepare students for concentrated studies. Upon completion, student will recieve a certificate from the Department of Ethnic Studies.
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