Form an Understanding of Race
Critical Race and Ethnic Studies fosters the study of race, ethnicity, and indigeneity in an interconnected world. By understanding theories of race and ethnicity, you’ll gain insights on pressing issues such as colonialism, imperialism, diasporas, capitalism, cultural production, public policy, social activism, and anti-colonial and anti-racist struggles.
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Curriculum and Courses
Courses comprising this major allow students to engage in comparative studies to explore the experiences of racial, ethnic, and indigenous groups across geographic areas and from a wide range of fields. In addition to a shared core curriculum, the CRES major offers options for a social group concentration, a comparative race and ethnicity concentration, and students also have the option of a self-designed concentration.
- CRE 151 Introduction to Critical Race and Ethnic Studies
- BWS 211 Writing with Purpose: Interdisciplinary Inquiry and Communication
- GIC 421 Critical Race and Post-Colonial Studies
The Critical Race and Ethnic Studies major is designed to prepare students not only for graduate academic programs in the field of Race and Ethnic Studies but also for careers in law, public health, social work, education, business, diplomacy, politics, the arts, and advocacy.
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Every class I've taken has opened my mind to new things, making me fall in love with learning all over again. I'm learning to step back and look beneath the surface at how social and political structures affect our world.
Selena Mungur '22
Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Political Science
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