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  Feb 24, 2018
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

American Ethnic Studies Minor


American Ethnic Studies emerged in universities as a response to a community-based demand from civil rights movements to include the perspectives of communities of color historically erased, socially dismissed, and institutionally underrepresented. A minor in American Ethnic Studies teaches university students to think critically about the multifaceted realities and identities of America’s diverse ethnicities; promotes social justice ideals and practices of inclusivity; fosters community-based engaged research and praxis responsive to the needs and realities of underserved constituencies; and foregrounds the needs, concerns, and knowledge of historically underrepresented peoples of color in Kansas.

Program requirements


Students completing 15 credit hours of course work may earn a minor in American ethnic studies. The course requirements are:

Electives (9 credit hours)


  • Any three additional courses within AMETH

Total credit hours: (15)