Coursework required for this graduate certificate provides students an exploration of the socially constructed concepts of race and ethnicity. Examination of historical factors affecting racial and ethnic stratification in the United States and the global scatterings of ethnic peoples through diasporic events such as war, enslavement, persecution, economic displacement, starvation, or ethnic cleansing will provide students with a firm foundation for work or academic advancement in this area.
Engaging in the coursework required for the Graduate Certificate in Ethnic Studies provides training in race relations and ethnic studies for both degree and non-degree seeking students. The certificate will provide a professional program for those in secondary schools and in the public or private sector, who wish to increase their skills and knowledge in the area of diversity, race and ethnic studies.
In addition to University Requirements:
Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.
|Minimum Units for Completion||15|
Take the following 15 units:
Core Requirements (3 units)
This certificate may be pursued and completed concurrently with a degree program or as a stand-alone certificate. Federal financial aid cannot be used if the certificate is completed as a stand-alone certificate.
Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.