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2017-2018 CSU East Bay Catalog 
2017-2018 CSU East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Ethnic Studies Minor

Department & Faculty Information  

The Ethnic Studies minor is a comparative Ethnic Studies program that consists of a core of Ethnic Studies courses and Options in African American, Asian American, Genders and Sexualities in Communities of Color, Latino/a and Latin American Studies, and American Indian Studies. The curriculum is multidisciplinary as well as interdisciplinary. The major helps the student qualify for graduate work in social sciences, law, and humanities, and for work in municipal, state, and federal government. Of equal importance are the advantages the major provides to work in community service organizations concerned with opportunities and problems of various ethnic and racial groups.

Minor Requirements (24 units)

One lower division elective course (4 units) selected from the following

One lower division elective course (4 units) selected from the following, or a second Introduction course from the list above:

Upper Division (16 units)

And any Twelve (12) additional upper-division units

And any Twelve (12) additional upper-division units in at least three Ethnic Studies areas of study including: African American Studies, Asian American Studies, American Indian Studies, Genders & Sexualities in Communities of Color, and Latino/a and Latin American Studies selected in consultation with an Ethnic Studies advisor.

Course Descriptions

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Other Undergraduate Degree Requirements

In addition to major requirements, every student must also complete the University requirements for graduation which are described throughout this catalog. These include the General Education-Breadth requirements; the second composition (ENGL 1002 ) requirement; the cultural groups/women requirement; the performing arts/activities requirement; the U.S. history, U.S. Constitution, and California state and local government requirement; the University Writing Skills Requirement; and the residence, unit, and grade point average requirements.