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Ethnic/Cultural Studies Minor

Consisting of survey courses in African-American, Native American, Women, Latin American, Asian and Arab studies, this program offers a broad-based curriculum in general studies in which students will learn essential information to help them understand diversity and multicultural environments.

The requirements for an Ethnic/Cultural Studies minor are 24 credit hours.

A. Required Core Courses

HIS 311                       History of Blacks in America to 1865   


HIS 312                       History of Blacks in America since 1865
HUM 330                     Arab and Asian Humanities
HUM 332                     Latin American Humanities
POL/SOC 306             Ethnic & Racial Diversity
PSY 320                      Psychology of Women

B. Elective Courses

Select three electives

AH 350                    Black Art
DAN 379                 Ethnic Dance
ENG 222                 Introduction to African- American Literature
ENG 370                 Literature by Women
GEO 301                 Cultural Geography
HIS 335                    Women in U. S. History
HIS/POL 359           History of Civil Rights
HUM 150                Contemporary Cultural Studies
HUM 333A              African Humanities I
HUM 333B              African Humanities II
IS 324B                   Social Justice Seminar: Global Women’s Issues
PHL 276                  Critical Thinking: Voices of the African Diaspora
POL 308                 Contemporary Indian Issues
POL 309                 Ethnicity in Urban America
POL 315                 Third World Politics
POL 318                 Global Women’s Issues and Policies
POL/320                 African-American Politics
PSY/SOC 360         Social Psychology
RS 150                     Religion in the World
RS 226                     Black Religion in the Americas
SOC 345                 Sociology of the Family