Major and Minor

Ethnic Studies Major and Minor Advising Requriements
(Academic Year 2022-2023)

ETHNIC STUDIES ADVISING CHECK SHEET (Fall 2020 - current)
 

MINOR (15 units):
 

 Section A: Prerequisites (3 Units)
 Section B: Core courses (3 Units)
 Section C: Methodology and/or
 Section D: Elective Courses (9 Units)


MAJOR (30 units):
 

[A] Prerequisites (6 units)
 ETHS 2050 – Introduction to Ethnic Studies (3 Units) 

Plus choose ONE of the following:
 ETHS 2000 – Intro. to African Amer./Black Studies (3 units) 
 ETHS 2100 – Intro. to Chicanx/Latinx Studies (3 units) 
 ETHS 2200 – Intro. to Asian/Pacific American Studies (3 units) 
 ETHS 2300 – Intro. to Native Amer./Indigenous Studies (3 units) 
 ETHS 2400 – Contemporary Race and Ethnic Studies (3 units) 

[B] Core Courses (6 units)
 ETHS 4360 – Theories and Concepts in Ethnic Studies (3 units) 

Plus choose ONE of the following:
 ETHS 3225 – African American/Black Experiences (3 units) 
 ETHS 3275 – Chicanx/Latinx Experiences (3 units)
 ETHS 3350 – Asian Amer./Pacific Islander Experiences (3 units) 
 ETHS 3400 – Native American/Indigenous Experiences (3 units) 
 ETHS 4200 – Racial and Ethnic Experiences (3 units) 

[C] Methodology (6 units)
Choose TWO of the following:

 ETHS 3125 – Fandango Methodologies of Son Jarocho (3 units) 
 ETHS 3700 – Decolonial Spiritual. and Healing Practices (3 units)
 ETHS 3900 – Writing, Race, and Power (3 units) 
 ETHS 3950 – Producing Media for Social Change (4 units) 
 ETHS 4340 – Ethnic Studies Research (3 units) 
 ETHS 4940 – Fieldwork in Ethnic Studies (3 units) 
 ETHS 4970 – Community Organizing and Action (3 units)

[D] Electives (12 units)*
Choose FOUR of the following:

 ETHS 3100 – Asian Amer. in Media and Popular Culture (3 units)
 ETHS 3110 – Chicanx/Latinx Film (3 units)
 ETHS 3115 – Chicanx/Latinx Cultural Production (3 units)
 ETHS 3250 – Black/African American Film (3 units)
 ETHS 3300 – Hmong American Experiences (3 units)
 ETHS/THEA 3600 – Indigenous Perspectives in Theatre (3 units)
 ETHS/GEND 4000 – Chicanx/Latinx Families (3 units)
 ETHS 4040 – Education for Social Justice (3 units)
 ETHS 4050 – Latinx Communities (3 units)
 ETHS 4060 – Women of Color Feminisms (3 units)
 ETHS 4250 – California Racial and Ethnic Awareness (3 units)
 ETHS/SOCL 4430 – Contemporary U.S. Immigration (3 units)
 ETHS 4350 – Racial Inequities in Education (3 units)
 ETHS/THEA – Chicano/a/x-Latino/a/x Theatre (3 units)
 ETHS 4950 – Selected Topics in Ethnic Studies (3 units)
 ETHS 4980 – Individual Study (1-3 units)

*Students in the major may substitute upper division courses from section B or C for electives after respective requisites of each area are completed.

**ETHS/ANTHO 3800 will no longer be cross-listed starting in the Fall of 2023. This course only counts for major/minor if completed before Fall of 2022.

***ETHS/GEND 4150 will no longer be cross-listed starting in the Fall of 2022. This course only counts for major/minor if completed before Fall of 2022.

(2019-2020) Advising Sheet PDF

(2020-2021) Advising Sheet PDF

(2020-) Most updated Advising Sheet PDF