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Critical Race and Ethnicity Studies Minor - NYC

This minor is organized around the insight that race and ethnicity are major ideological and experiential frameworks that inform every aspect of human experience, from the formation of the individual to the organization of diverse societies.  Among its learning outcomes is thinking critically abut issues in political, social, scientific, economic, and cultural life stemming from the diversity of experiences related to race and ethnicity.

For details and advisement, students see Prof. Sarah Blackwood, program director of American Studies major, New York City campus.

Requirements

Total Required Credits: 15

ONE Required Course: (3 Credits)

AMS 200Introduction to Critical Race and Ethnicity Studies

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

FOUR Elective Courses: (12 credits)

Students will choose four courses with at least two different prefixes.

AMS 210Native and Indigenous Peoples Studies

3 credits

ANT 120People and Cultures of the Middle East

3 credits

ANT 210Urban Ethnography

3 credits

ANT 212Magic and the Spirit World

3 credits

ANT 214Latino Families in Cross-Cultural Perspective

3 credits

ANT 216African Diaspora Through Film

3 credits

ANT 225Black Women in Cross Cultural Perspectives

3 credits

ART 217Art History: Latin American Art

3 credits

ART 218Art History: African Art

3 credits

ART 220Art History: Aspects of Asian Art

3 credits

ART 224Hip Hop in Contemporary Art and Design

3 credits

BIO 123Biology and Contemporary Society

4 credits

COS 213Intercultural Communication

3 credits

CRJ 150Introduction to Criminal Justice

3 credits

CRJ 242Crime and Public Policy

3 credits

CRJ 250Community Relations in the Criminal Justice System

3 credits

CRJ 255Structure and Function of Police Organization

3 credits

CRJ 300Homeland Security Strategies

3 credits

CRJ 331Strategies in Corrections Administration

3 credits

CRJ 346Terrorism and Society

3 credits

ECO 211Sports Economics

3 credits

ECO 271Economics Geography

3 credits

ECO 272The Economics of Poverty and Income Distribution

3 credits

ECO 305Global Finance, Investments and Economic Activity

3 credits

ECO 373China and the U.S. Economic and Political Relations: Past, Present and Future

3 credits

ECO 376From Wall Street to the Great Wall

3 credits

ENV 205Globalization, Trade and the Environment

3 credits

ENV 245Environmental Justice

3 credits

ENV 297GNature and the City

3 credits

ENV 297JHabitats of the Hudson Valley: Identification and Assessment

3 credits

ENV 297PTopics: Urban Environmental Geography

3 credits

FSS 268Film and Revolution: World Cinemas

3 credits

HIS 111American Civilization to 1877

3 credits

HIS 112American Civilization Since 1877

3 credits

HIS 131The Asian World: A Historical Survey

3 credits

HIS 132Africa: An Historical Survey

3 credits

HIS 133Latin America: The Colonial Era

3 credits

HIS 134Modern Latin America

3 credits

HIS 198Ancient and Medieval African History

3 credits

HIS 209Israel and Palestine: The Heritage and the Challenge

3 credits

HIS 231Latin America: Century of Social Change and Revolution

3 credits

HIS 239Wars in the Asia-Pacific

3 credits

HIS 241Modern China

3 credits

HIS 242Modern Japan

3 credits

HIS 254The American Civil War

3 credits

HIS 265American Urban History

3 credits

HIS 269Recent United States History

3 credits

HIS 275Modern History of Afghanistan, Iraq and Iran

3 credits

HIS 280History of American Women

3 credits

HIS 302African-American History Since 1910

3 credits

INT 198LFaith, Society, Conflict: The Middle East from Ancient Times to the Arab Spring

6 credits

INT 198STopic: Global Politics of Peace and Social Justice

6 credits

INT 296FThird World? Two-Thirds World!

6 credits

INT 296WChildren in Urban Society

6 credits

INT 297AHong Kong and Bollywood: Globalization of Asian Cinema

6 credits

INT 297GFrom Nestor to Chopin: Slavic Civilizations

6 credits

INT 297MSouthern Exposure: The World Role of the Southern Hemisphere

6 credits

INT 298FThe Holocaust and Modern Genocides: Representations in History, Literature and Film

6 credits

LAS 210Luz, Camara, Accion! : Film as Mirror of Social Change in Latin American History and Culture

6 credits

LAS 240"For Land, Bread and Liberty": The Latin American Social Revolution in History and Culture

6 credits

LIT 211JAmerican Voices

3 credits

LIT 211ULatina/o Voices: Transnational Currents in American Writing

3 credits

LIT 212PLiterature of African Peoples II

3 credits

LIT 212XEarly American Black Lives Matter

3 credits

LIT 304Postcolonial Literature

3 credits

LIT 326African American Literature

3 credits

LIT 375The Black Arts Movement

3 credits

LIT 396UTopic: Postcolonial Literature: The Caribbean

3 credits

LLS 100Latina/o Communities

3 credits

PAGE 270World Theater

3 credits

PAGE 273Theater of the Oppressed

3 credits

PAGE 274Theatre and Social Justice

3 credits

PAGE 284An Evolution of the Spoken Word

3 credits

PHI 308Theory of the World

3 credits

POL 111American Government and Political Institutions

3 credits

POL 114Introduction to International Relations

3 credits

POL 203GPolitics Workshop: African Politics and Foreign Policy

3 credits

POL 213Twenty-First Century Politics

3 credits

POL 222Issues in Public Policy

3 credits

POL 224Public Opinion and Polling Methods

3 credits

POL 245Politics and Media

3 credits

POL 257Latinx Politics in the United States

3 credits

POL 296RTopic: Race and American Political Development

3 credits

POL 301KPolitics Workshop: Politics of Law in American Society

3 credits

POL 303APolitics Workshop: International Organization

3 credits

POL 303CPolitics Workshop: United Nations

3 credits

POL 380MPolitics Through Film

3 credits

PSY 207Intersectional Critical Liberation Psychology

3 credits

PSY 215Psychology of Cultural Diversity

3 credits

PSY 296KUnderstanding a Globalized World

3 credits

PSY 304Social Psychology

4 credits

SOC 110Social Problems

3 credits

SOC 111Urban Sociology

3 credits

SOC 112Race and Ethnicity in Cities

3 credits

SOC 114Criminology

3 credits

SOC 116Sociology of Deviance

3 credits

SOC 209Race and Ethnicity

3 credits

SOC 226Community Service in New York City

3 credits

SOC 245Urban Planning

3 credits

SPA 154QTopic: Negotiating Border Lines - Latino Films of the United States

3 credits

SPA 154RTopic: Borders of Latino/a Identity: An Introduction to Latino/a Literature and Culture of the US

3 credits

SPA 154SPerspectives on America: The Experience of Latina Writers

3 - 4 credits

SPA 154VLatin American Cinema

3 credits

SPA 155BThe Literature and Culture of Puerto Rico and the Caribbean

3 credits

SPA 156AThe Literature and Culture of the Indigenous Societies of Latin America

3 credits

SPA 345Latin American Theatre

3 credits

SPA 347The Culture of Mexico

3 credits

SPA 480FTopic: Latin American Literature and Film of the 21st Century: The Andean World

3 credits

WS 166Gender, Race and Class

3 credits

WS 266Gender, Race and Class

3 credits

WS 291Global Activism and Transnational Feminist Theories

3 credits

WS 297ATopic: Asian/American Women

3 credits

WS 297GTopic: Sexualities and the City in North and South America

3 credits

WS 297HTopic: Women, Gender, and Feminisms in Latin America

3 credits

WS 297ITopics: Hot Latina/os? Race, Gender, and Sexualities in Latin America

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:12
Additional minor elective option:  FSS 296T.

Total Credit Hours: 15

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