Ethnic Studies (Certificate)

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The certificate program in ethnic studies explores the changing political, social, economic and cultural realities of racial, ethnic and indigenous communities in the United States and the Americas. 

The certificate program in ethnic studies, offered by the School of Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies, explores the changing political, social, economic and cultural realities of racial, ethnic and indigenous communities in the United States and the Americas. The coursework combines topics and methods in the humanities, arts and social sciences to critically analyze racial, ethnic, gender and sexual identities, transnational movements, and diverse forms of cultural, literary and political expression.

The certificate program in ethnic studies prepares students for careers or graduate school in a variety of fields, including business, health care, criminal justice, social services, education, public relations, community development, public policy and government. The certificate in ethnic studies is recommended for graduate students, nondegree students and students majoring in professional programs.

Program Offered

Ethnic Studies (Certificate)

Offered by
New College of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Location
West

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Program Requirements

The certificate in ethnic studies consists of 18 credit hours. A minimum of six upper division credit hours must be completed through courses offered by the School of Humanities, Arts, and Cultural Studies. Up to three credit hours of individualized instruction may be applied toward the certificate. Students are encouraged to take courses that develop breadth rather than limiting their selection to courses in one particular discipline. All courses must be passed with a minimum grade of "C" (2.00).
Required Courses -- 6 credit hours
Electives (chosen from the following) -- 12 credit hours
Depending on a student's undergraduate program of study, prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this certificate.

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