Minor in Ethnic Studies

College of Arts and Humanities

Students must complete a minimum of six credits of advanced standing coursework in their minor.*

Core Course3
Select one course from the options below:
Cultures of Ethnic Groups in America
Racial and Cultural Minorities
Race Relations
Focus Area Electives15
Students select five additional courses from a wide range of disciplines, including, and not limited to: anthropology, communication studies, English, health, history, languages and culture, philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology, and social work. The minor will lead to a focus in one of the following areas:
African American Studies
African Studies
African American Film
African Dance
Black Critical Theory
History of Africa to 1875
History of Africa Since 1875
Violence in America
The Turbulent Sixties
African-American History
African American Literature I
African American Literature II
New Black Women Writers in America
Harlem Renaissance
Life and Times of Frederick Douglass
Thoughts/Writings of Martin Luther King
Perspectives in Jazz
History of Jazz
Asian American Studies
Cultures & Peoples of India
Elementary Chinese I
Elementary Chinese II
Intermediate Chinese I
Intermediate Chinese II
Modern India
Modern China
Chinese Civilization
Introduction to the Islamic World
Philosophies and Religions of India
Yin-Yang, Dao, and Zen
Elementary Japanese I
Elementary Japanese II
Intermediate Japanese I
Intermediate Japanese II
Culture and Politics of Asia
Latino/a Studies
Latina Writing
Latino Literature in the U.S.
Latin-American Culture and Civilization (In English)
Latinos in the U.S.
Latin American Women's History
Modern Latin America
History of Mexico
The United States and Latin America
Latinx Politics
Cultures of Latin America
Jewish American Studies
Impact Of Holocaust On Lit And Film
Elementary Biblical Hebrew I
Elementary Biblical Hebrew II
Intermediate Biblical Hebrew I
Intermediate Biblical Hebrew II
The Medieval Middle East
The Modern Middle East
The Holocaust
The Jew in History
Violence in America
A History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict
History of U.S. Involvement in the Middle East
American Jewish Novel
Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies
Religion in the United States
Politics of the Holocaust and Genocide
Sociology of Religion
Native American Studies
Introduction to Archaeology
Native People of South America
American Indian Today
Ethnology of Central America
Native People of the Andes
Archaeology of Central America
Archaeology of Native North America
20TH Century Native American Literature
American Material Culture
American West
American Indians
Multi-Ethnic Studies
Cultures of Ethnic Groups in America
Folklore in Society
The Cultures of Cities
Modern Arabic I Elementary
Modern Arabic II
Intensive Elementary Arabic
Modern Arabic III
Modern Arabic IV
Intensive Intermediate Arabic
Introduction to World Literature
Conflict Resolutions
Race, Ethnicity and Criminal Justice
Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice
Diversity Perspectives in Early Childhood Education
Francophone Cultures West Africa-Caribbn
French Civilization on Film
Russian Culture
World Geography
Physical Geography
Introduction to Urban Studies
Transcultural Health: Principles and Practice
The American Experience
U.S. Urban History
A History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict
Elementary Italian I
Elementary Italian II
Intermediate Italian I
Intermediate Italian II
Language Communities in the US and Canada
Intro to Multi-Ethnic American Literature
World Music
Transcultural Healthcare Delivery
Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies
Introduction to Religious Studies
Religion in the United States
Introduction to Ethics
Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
Introduction to Islam
Politics of Diversity in the U.S.
International Relations
Urban Politics
Contemporary International Relations
Racial/Ethnic Politics
Constitutional Law II: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights
Multicultural Psychology
Elementary Russian I
Elementary Russian II
Intermediate Russian I
Intermediate Russian II
Racial and Cultural Minorities
Social Stratification
Urban Sociology
Sociology of Religion
Social Problems
Sociology Internship
Race Relations
Race and Gender in American Theatre
Globalization and the Ethics of Sustainability
Multicultural Writing
Total Minimum Credits Required18

*Advanced standing coursework is defined as any 300-level course or above and specific 200-level courses identified by the department.