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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

FOUR Elective Courses: (12 credits)

Students must take courses with at least two different prefixes.

ANT 214Latino Families in Cross-Cultural Perspective

3 credits

ANT 216African Diaspora Through Film

3 credits

ANT 218Women and Gender Through a Global Perspective

3 credits

ANT 225Black Women in Cross Cultural Perspectives

3 credits

ART 218Art History: African Art

3 credits

ART 224Hip Hop in Contemporary Art and Design

3 credits

HIS 113BThe American Experience: American Diversity, Immigration, Ethnicity and Race

3 credits

HIS 217Modern East Asia in Film

3 credits

HIS 218Nonviolent Activism in Modern Asia

3 credits

HIS 223Discrimination, Integration and Assimilation: Global Jewish Experience

3 credits

HIS 231Latin America: Century of Social Change and Revolution

3 credits

HIS 232Caribbean America

3 credits

HIS 239Wars in the Asia-Pacific

3 credits

HIS 271Culture and History of Black America

3 credits

HIS 273Ethnic and Racial History of the United States

3 credits

HIS 302African-American History Since 1910

3 credits

HIS 345History of America Immigration Law, 1790 to the Present

3 credits

INT 198MThe History, Literature and Culture of the Spanish Borderlands of North America

6 credits

INT 198STopic: Global Politics of Peace and Social Justice

6 credits

INT 296ETopic: History and Religion of the Middle East: Holy Nationalism

6 credits

INT 297AHong Kong and Bollywood: Globalization of Asian Cinema

6 credits

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

6 credits

INT 298The Holocaust and Modern Genocides

6 credits

LAS 220Caribbean Transnational Cultures: The History, Literature and Film of the Spanish Caribbean

6 credits

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

6 credits

LIT 211FWorlds In Literature: The Asian Diaspora

3 credits

LIT 211JAmerican Voices

3 credits

LIT 212Topics in Literature

3 credits

LIT 212JThe Native American Experience

3 credits

LIT 304Postcolonial Literature

3 credits

LIT 326African American Literature

3 credits

LIT 342Studies in American Literature

3 credits

LIT 375The Black Arts Movement

3 credits

LIT 396G2oth Century Asian Literature in Translation

3 credits

LIT 396UTopic: Postcolonial Literature: The Caribbean

3 credits

POL 296RTopic: Race and American Political Development

3 credits

POL 303MTopics: Migration Politics: From Displacement to Deportation

3 credits

SOC 112Race and Ethnicity in Cities

3 credits

SOC 209Race and Ethnicity

3 credits

SOC 227Border Crossing: Immigration and American Society

3 credits

WS 266Gender, Race and Class

3 credits

Total Credit Hours: 15

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