Major and Minor

Ethnic Studies Major and Minor Advising Requriements
(Fall 2020)

ETHNIC STUDIES MINOR: (15 units)

  • ETHS 2050- Introduction to Ethnic Studies (3 units)
  • 6 units of core courses (as listed below)
  • 6 units of methodology and/or electives 

ETHNIC STUDIES MAJOR: (30 units)

Prerequisites: 6 units

  • ETHS 2050 - Introduction to Ethnic Studies, (3 units)            

Plus choose ONE of the following:

  • ETHS 2000 – Introduction to Black/African Studies (3 Units)                                            
  • ETHS 2100 – Introduction to Chicano/a/x-Latino/a/x Studies (3 units)                              
  • ETHS 2200 – Introduction to Asian American/Pacific Islander Studies (3 units)
  • ETHS 2300 – Introduction to Native American/Indigenous Studies (3 units)         
  • ETHS 2400 – Contemporary Race and Ethnic Studies (3 units)      

 Core Courses: 6 units

  • ETHS 4360 – Theories and Concepts in Ethnic Studies (3 units)  

Plus choose ONE of the following courses:

  • ETHS 3225 – African American/Black Experiences (3 units)
  • ETHS 3275 – Chicanx/Latinx Experiences (3 units)
  • ETHS 3350 – Asian American/Pacific Islander Experiences (3 units)
  • ETHS 3400 – Native American/Indigenous Experiences (3 units)
  • ETHS 4200 – Racial and Ethnic Experiences (3 units)

Methodology: 6 units

Choose TWO of the following:

  • ETHS 3125 – Afro-Mexican Indigenous Cultural Practice (3 units)
  • ETHS 3700 – Decolonial Spiritualities 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 unit)                                      

Electives to complete the major: 12 units

Elective Choices:

  • ETHS 3100 – Asian Americans in Media and Popular Culture (3 units)
  • ETHS 3110 – Chicanx/Latinx Films (3 units)
  • ETHS 3115 – Chicanx/Latinx Cultural Production (3 units)
  • ETHS 3300 – Hmong American Experiences (3 units)
  • ETHS/ANTH 3800 – Language and Culture (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/GEND 4150 – Gender and Ethnicity in Children's Literature (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 4950 – Selected Topics in Ethnic Studies (3 units)
  • ETHS 4980 – Individual Study (1-3 units)

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