Ethnic Studies (Minor)

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The minor in ethnic studies, offered by the School of Humanities, Arts, and Cultural Studies, introduces a general conceptual framework regarding race and ethnicity and how these intersect in the construction of social formations.

The minor program in ethnic studies introduces a general conceptual framework regarding race and ethnicity and how these intersect in the construction of social formations. The program is offered by the School of Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies.

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Ethnic Studies (Minor)

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Program requirements

The minor in ethnic studies consists of 18 credit hours, of which 12 credit hours must be upper-division. All courses in the minor must be passed with a minimum grade of "C" (2.00) or better. 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 minor. Students are encouraged meet with an academic advisor to choose courses that develop breadth rather than limiting their selection to courses in one particular discipline.
Required Courses -- 6 credit hours
Upper-Division Electives -- 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 minor.

Enrollment requirements

GPA Requirement: None

Incompatible Majors: None

Other Enrollment Requirements: None

The minor in ethnic studies is open to all ASU undergraduate majors.

Current ASU undergraduate students may pursue a minor and have it recognized on their ASU transcript at graduation. Students interested in pursuing a minor should consult their academic advisor to declare the minor and to ensure that an appropriate set of courses is taken. Minor requirements appear on the degree audit once the minor is added. Certain major and minor combinations may be deemed inappropriate by the college or department of either the major program or the minor. Courses taken for the minor may not count toward both the major and the minor. Students should contact their academic advisor for more information.

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