On nov 6, 1968, the black student union and a coalition of student groups at san francisco state university known as the third world liberation front began what would become the longest student strike in us history they wanted the university to institute an ethnic studies program. Online major the online ethnic studies degree program is identical to the existing ethnic studies program, with the exception that the degree is attained entirely online and students choose from two instead of five primary options. Phone: (510) 643-1234 fax: (510) 643-8433 esl [at] library [dot] berkeley [dot] edu event accessibility information: the ethnic studies library is committed to being accessible to persons with different abilities. Careers for majors graduates with a bachelor of arts degree in ethnic studies acquire a competitive edge in today's global job market employers in all sectors have come to recognize the value of hiring people trained to work effectively with diverse communities and cultures.
College of social sciences and interdisciplinary studies program description ethnic studies is an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the cultures, languages, historical, and contemporary issues relating to african americans, asian americans, chicana/os-latina/os, and native americans. Institute for ethnic studies statement on white supremacy on campus recently, controversy has grown on our campus over the presence of a student who is an active, avowed white supremacist. Ethnic studies introduction next in a nutshell dear white people okay, wait let's back up to the 1960s, when ethnic studies started to become a thing. Iii what is the value of ethnic studies in schools and universities supporters say ethnic studies promotes respect and understanding among races, supports student success, and. Program description for ethnic studies for phd in ucsd. This post is from christine e sleeter (california state university monterey bay) on february 14, 2014, assemblyman luis alejo introduced ab 1750 which would require california's instructional quality commission to identify model programs, standards, and curricula relating to ethnic.
The department of ethnic studies at bgsu is one of the oldest programs in the nation focusing on interdisciplinary studies of race it was established in response to student-led efforts for a center for the study of the histories of peoples of color. Meet the students, staff, and faculty of the ethnic studies department. Ethnic studies [ undergraduate program | graduate program | faculty] all courses, faculty listings, and curricular and degree requirements described herein are subject to change or deletion without notice.
Ethnic studies program the ethnic studies program is dedicated to awakening the minds and spirits of students to the issues of race and ethnicity. In ethnic studies at uh m noa, we foreground civic engagement and service learning to foster thoughtful and compassionate leaders and stewards of the ina. The oldest ethnic studies association in the united states, the association for ethnic studies (aes) was founded in 1972 a non-profit organization, aes provides an interdisciplinary forum for scholars and activists concerned with the national and international dimensions of race and ethnicity. Why study ethnic studies the ethnic studies program at illinois state allows participants to examine regional, national, and global dimensions of these experiences.
Ethnic studies allows students to expand their social and intellectual horizons with respect to race and ethnic relations, in the spirit of fostering civic engagement.
The asian studies minor is designed for students wishing to develop their knowledge of asian culture, history and thought in order to become more aware and responsive citizens of a globally integrated world. Ethnic studies, in the united states, is the interdisciplinary study of difference chiefly race, ethnicity, and nation, but also sexuality, gender, and other such markings and power, as expressed by the state, by civil society, and by individuals. Ethnic studies review ethnic studies review is a peer-reviewed multi-disciplinary international journal devoted to the study of ethnicity, ethnic groups and their cultures, and inter-group relations.
Ethnic studies major students earning a ba degree with a major in ethnic studies at the university of colorado denver will complete a minimum of 33 credit hours in ethnic studies (21 required hours in ethnic studies, 12 elective credit hours in ethnic studies. By beth slutsky over the past couple of years there has been a lot of discussion about whether california students should be required to take an ethnic studies course before they graduate from. Our mission the mission of the department of ethnic studies is to provide an academically rigorous program that substantively contributes to the university's public commitment to provide a multicultural learning experience. Essa the ethnic studies association (essa) sponsored event, the obama presidency and its effects on the future of ethnic studies in america read more. Ethnic studies news find breaking news, commentary, and archival information about ethnic studies from the latimes.