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Minor Requirements

The interdisciplinary minor in ethnic studies requires a minimum of 28 credits, with at least 16 upper-division credits. These requirements apply to all Ethnic Studies minors who joined the department in the 2010-11 school year or after.

Lower Division (100-200 level classes) 12 credits
Introduction to Ethnic Studies (ES 101) 4
Two 200-level course with ES prefix 8


Upper Division (300-400 level classes) 16 credits
Four approved courses, at least two of which must have ES prefix 16

All upper-division courses for the minor must be taken in residence at the University
of Oregon. The minor program must be planned in consultation with an Ethnic Studies
advisor at least two terms before graduation. All courses counting toward the minor
must be taken for letter grades and completed with grades of C or higher. 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

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

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