Ethnic Studies Graduate Minor

Graduate Areas of Concentration

Ethnic studies

Graduate work in the School of Language, Culture, and Society may serve as a field of study for the Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies degree or as a minor in other advanced degree programs. The program offers an interdisciplinary exploration of the critical areas of race, class, ethnicity, and gender in American life, as well as focused study of the four major ethnic minority groups in the United States (African Americans, Asian Americans, Chicano/Latinos and Native Americans).

Students applying for graduate work in ethnic studies must meet the following requirements:

  1. a minimum GPA of 3.00 in the last 90 credits of graded undergraduate work on the first baccalaureate degree plus all work completed thereafter;
  2. appropriate undergraduate or postgraduate work in ethnic studies. Applicants are urged to speak with an advisor prior to submitting their materials.

Minor Code: 8940