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Ethnic Studies Minor

Earn a Minor in Ethnic Studies at Azusa Pacific University

Add a distinctive to your job search and increase your effectiveness in multicultural workplaces with this minor. You’ll deepen your understanding of the experiences of U.S. immigrant populations and communities of color. You’ll learn valuable skills across a range of fields, such as reviewing social issues/problems and evaluating public policy related to the areas of immigration, education, criminal justice, health care, and economic development.

Program at a Glance

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Program Units
18

Location

  • Azusa (Main Campus)

 

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Gain Hands-on Experience

  • Conduct interdisciplinary research and learn how scholars approach the study and expression of race and ethnicity.
  • Focus on the experiences of African Americans, Native Americans, Asian Americans, and Chicano/Latino peoples within the U.S. 
  • Analyze contemporary social problems that affect these populations.

By the Numbers

1 of 126 Best Western Colleges according to Princeton Review's 2023 Best Colleges Guide
13 :1 Student-to-faculty ratio
100 % of incoming students receive financial aid

Program Details

The ethnic studies minor enhances students’ understanding of the experiences of U.S. immigrant populations and communities of color, along with their sensitivity to issues of race, ethnicity, and social class. The program also enables students to analyze contemporary social problems that affect these populations and evaluate public policy related to the areas of immigration, education, criminal justice, health care, and economic development. The primary curricular focus is on the experiences of Asian Americans, African Americans, Chicano/Latino, and Native American peoples within the United States.

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Azusa Pacific University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

Career Outlooks and Outcomes

Note: This information is current for the 2023-24 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

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