Social and Cultural Analysis (Ethnicity, Race and Indigenous Studies), BA
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The Social and Cultural Analysis degree offers a concentration in Ethnicity, Race and Indigenous Studies, with a focused study of the cultural and political experiences of racialized and indigenous groups. 

The BA program in social and cultural analysis with a concentration in ethnicity, race and indigenous studies combines transdisciplinary topics and methods to critically analyze relationships among individuals, groups, institutions, governments, economies and environments.

The program enriches the study of individual racialized and indigenous groups by drawing upon theories, methods and pedagogies in ethnicity, race and indigenous studies while engaging complementary fields of literature, history, sociology, oral history, sexuality, queer studies, social justice and transnational and cultural studies. Coursework grounds the students in a deep understanding of the particular historical, social, economic, cultural and political experiences of individual racialized groups as well as in an analysis of the relationships among them.

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Social and Cultural Analysis (Ethnicity, Race and Indigenous Studies), BA

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New College of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences


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Gloria Cuadraz, C. Alejandra Elenes, Breanne Fahs, Eduardo Pagán, Sarah Stage, Eric Swank

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Example careers

Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Career*growth*median salary
Archivists 14.3%$51,760
Copy Writers7.6%$61,820
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary 10.5%$72,230
History Teachers, Postsecondary 10.3%$72,690
Political Scientists2.8%$115,110
Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary 10.6%$81,430

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

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