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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Ethnic Studies Minor


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The Ethnic Studies minor comprises 6 courses-2 lower division and 4 upper division:

Ethnic Studies Theory


Ethnic Studies Upper Division Electives


Select courses from the approved list of electives in other departments that meet the following categories: in Ethnic Groups and Identity; in Arts and Literature; in Socioeconomics and Inequality.

Ethnic Studies majors will select three (3) courses, choosing one (1) course from each category

Ethnic Studies minors will select any two (2) courses from the approved list.

List of Approved courses from other departments and programs (subject to change).

Ethnic Groups and Identity


This area includes courses that address the role ethnicity plays in one’s individual, social, and political experiences and identity. The courses listed below are representative of courses that address some of the above particularities. Other courses accepted with approval by Program Director.

Arts and Literature


Within Ethnic Studies, the role of Arts and Literature is not only to reflect the social reality of ethnic experiences in the United States, but also to shape and transform that reality. Students will examine competing notions of identity and community that emerge in the literary and artistic expressions of U.S. writers and artists of color. The courses listed below are representative of courses that address some of the above particularities. Other courses accepted with approval by the Program Director.

Socioeconomics and Inequality


This area includes courses that address the relationship between race and ethnicity and economic, political, and social inequalities in contemporary society. The courses listed below are representative of courses that address some of the above particularities. Other courses accepted with approval by the Program Director.

Note


Other courses accepted with approval by the Program Director. In addition, new courses are approved on a term-to-term basis.

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