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.
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
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.