Ethnic Studies (Certificate)

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.

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Ethnic Studies (Certificate)
Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, New College of


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