Race and Ethnic Studies

Degree Type

An interdisciplinary program that consists of 12 credit hours.  It explores the historical origins and nature of race and ethnicity in contemporary America and the global world.  It is designed for a student in any major.  Upon completion of the concentration the student will be cognizant of the diversity and complexity of current major issues of race and ethnicity.  Courses in the concentration enable students to explore the historical, political, economic, religious and social aspects of race and ethnicity including some of the possible problems, solutions, and challenges of multiculturalism and identity.  The concentration is an excellent preparation for the student’s personal life as well as professional careers in the 21st century, including law, education, business human services, medicine, cross-cultural or international relations, policy, and ethics.

Concentration Requirements

Consists of 12 credit hours including the following courses:

Total Credits