Objectives of the Program
The objectives of the Ethnic Studies Minor are to enable students to:
- Understand the historical factors affecting social inequality in the U.S.
- Explore the intersections of race, class, and gender in U.S. society.
- Develop and apply critical thinking skills to the study of race and ethnicity.
- Enhance the oral and written expression of critical issues.
- Prepare students to be productive citizens in a diverse, democratic society.