Majors and Minors

Requirements for Major

  • Eight units, including the following:
    ETHN 103, one unit.
    Five units from an approved list of courses. These courses, to be selected in consultation with the program chair, must include two at the 200 level and three at the 300 level. They must be selected from three different departments.
    An ethnic studies-related internship (or off-campus experience), one unit. The internship, providing hands-on experience with other racial or ethnic communities, may be completed in ethnic communities elsewhere in the United States or in study and research in ancestral communities or multi-ethnic communities outside the United States. Students upon returning must submit a journal report to the program chair on how their experience has enhanced their multicultural understanding of the world. Students, working in consultation with the program chair, are encouraged to explore a variety of options for the internship experience.
    ETHN 370, one unit.