Program Requirements

The Race and Ethnicity Studies minor requires the completion of 18 credit hours consisting of a common core, experiential education, and two electives.

Common Core (9 credit hours)

  • REL 275 Race and Religion
  • PSYCH 431 Stereotyping, Racism, and Prejudice
  • SOC 438 Race and Ethnic Relations

Experiential education (3 credit hours)

  • ChangeLab anti-bias workshop or pre-approved internship, ChangeLab class, or undergraduate research

Two electives (6 credit hours)

  • ANTH 310 Indians of North America
  • ANTH 315 Indians of the Great Plains
  • ANTH 319 Peoples of Africa
  • COMM 380 Intercultural Communication
  • EDUC 385 Multicultural Understanding
  • ENGL 361 African American Literature
  • ETH 200 Social Justice Movements
  • FREN 333 Introduction to French and Francophone Cultures
  • GWS 101 Introduction to Gender and Women’s Studies
  • HIST 321 Islam in the West
  • HIST 323 United States and the Middle East
  • HIST 343 Civil War and Reconstruction
  • HIST 349 Cold War America: 1945-1990
  • PH 360 Community Health and Social Justice
  • PHIL 321 Social Political Philosophy
  • PHIL 450 Gender, Power, and Oppression
  • PSYCH 229 Social Psychology
  • REL 120 Religion in America
  • REL 305 Bible and Justice
  • REL 345 Religion & Story
  • RES 492 Special Topics in Race and Ethnicity Studies
  • RES 493 Independent Study in Race and Ethnicity Studies
  • SPAN 333 Intro to Hispanic Culture
  • SPAN 320 Social Issues of Hispanic Society
  • SPAN 433 Hispanic Civilization
  • Three additional credit hours in experiential education course (ChangeLab anti-bias workshop or pre-approved internship, ChangeLab class, or undergraduate research). Requires pre-approved from program director.
  • Special Topic courses by pre-approval from program director