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Major Requirements

THESE ARE THE REVISED MAJOR/MINOR REQUIREMENTS AS OF AY ’11.
THEY APPLY TO ALL ETHNIC STUDIES MAJORS & MINORS WHO JOINED THE DEPARTMENT
IN THE 2010-‘11 SCHOOL YEAR OR AFTER.

Major Requirements

The Ethnic Studies Department offers an interdisciplinary undergraduate major in ethnic studies
leading to a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree. Majors must construct
their programs in consultation with an Ethnic Studies adviser.

A total of 48 credits is required, distributed as follows:

Lower Division (100-200 level classes) 12 credits
Introduction to Ethnic Studies (ES 101) 4
Students must choose ES 250, ES 252, ES 254, or ES 256. 4
These courses cover, respectively:
African American studies
Asian American studies
Chicano/Latino studies
Native American studies
One additional 100- or 200-level course 4

 

Upper Division (300-400 level classes) 36 credits
Six 300- or 400- level courses 24
Theoretical Perspectives in Ethnic Studies (ES 301) 4
Theories of Race & Ethnicity (ES 498) 4
Ethnic Studies Proseminar (ES 499) 4

 

At least 24 upper-division credits must be taken in residence at the University of Oregon. All courses
counting toward the major must be taken for letter grades and completed with grades of C or higher. Ethnic
Studies majors must maintain a grade point average of 2.0 or higher in courses applied to the major.
Students majoring or minoring in Ethnic Studies may apply ES 401 [Research] and ES 405 [Reading and
Conference] credits towards their major or minor degree only if those courses were taken for a grade and
passed with a grade of C or higher. ES 409 [Practicum] credits may be applied towards the major or minor
if taken for a grade or on a pass/no pass basis. A maximum of 12 credits in cross-published courses may
be applied to the major in Ethnic Studies.


Specific details and course approvals must be obtained from the Ethnic Studies Department.

 



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