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Prospective Students

Ethnic Studies—More than a Major

  • Take superb courses taught by award-winning faculty
  • Join a student community of passionate scholars, activists, and leaders
  • Connect with hundreds of UO alumni working as leaders in education, non-profits, government and business.
  • Dedicated job and internship workshops, counseling and alumni networking sessions

The Ethnic Studies Major (48 credits) and Minor (28 credits)

  • Take courses on film, Native America studies, history, politics, social movements, music, immigration, sexuality, sports, the law and more.
  • Personal connections with your faculty, graduate instructors, classmates and alumni
  • New double major opportunity with the Education Studies Department
  • Upper-division credit available for community and campus-based internships and approved independent study

Declaring an Ethnic Studies major

To declare an Ethnic Studies major, simply enter your information in the form below. One of our faculty advisors will contact you shortly to arrange a time to meet to review your transcript, answer your questions about the department, and complete the Major/Minor declaration.

ES Major Requirements

ES Minor Requirements


Interest in declaring an Ethnic Studies major

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