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 (3 credits)
  • SOC-438 Race and Ethnic Relations (3 credits)

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 Cultures of Native North America (3 credits)
  • ANTH-315 Indians of the Great Plains (3 credits)
  • ANTH-319 Peoples of Africa (3 credits)
  • COMM-380 Intercultural Communication (3 credits)
  • EDUC-385 Multicultural Understanding (3 credits)
  • ENGL-361 African-American Literature (3 credits)
  • ETH-200 Social Justice Movements (3 credits)
  • FREN-333 Intro French/Francophone Cultures (3 credits)
  • GWS-101 Introduction to Gender & Women's Studies (3 credits)
  • HIST-321 Islam/West in Middle Ages Middle Ages (3 credits)
  • HIST-323 The United States and the Middle East, 1919-PRESENT (3 credits)
  • HIST-343 The Civil War & Reconstruction (3 credits)
  • HIST-349 Cold War America: 1945-1990 (3 credits)
  • PH-360 Community Health & Social Justice (3 credits)
  • PHIL-321 Social and Political Philosophy (3 credits)
  • PHIL-450 Gender, Power, and Oppression (3 credits)
  • REL-120 Religion in America (3 credits)
  • REL-305 Bible and Justice (3 credits)
  • REL-345 Religion and Story (3 credits)
  • RES-492 Special Topics (3 credits)
  • RES-493 Independent Study in RES (3 credits)
  • SPAN-320 Social Issues in Hispanic Society (3 credits)
  • SPAN-333 Introduction to Hispanic Culture (3 credits)
  • SPAN-433 Hispanic Civilization (3 credits)

Note:

  • 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