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Ethnic, Cultural Minority, and Gender Studies, Other (BA)

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Sample Degree Plan Courses

The following is a list of courses based on sample degree plan. Other requirements may be necessary to complete this degree.

Ethnic Studies

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

BG Perspective (General Education Curriculum)

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

Writing Proficiency

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

Natural Sciences

HNRS 250, 3-5 horus

2 courses required.

ASTR Modern Astronomy
3.0
ASTR The Solar System
3.0
ASTR Life In The Universe
3.0
ASTR Understanding The Cosmos
3.0
BIOL Environment Of Life
3.0
BIOL Intro To Biology
4.0
BIOL Life In The Sea
3.0
BIOL Life In Extreme Environmt
3.0
BIOL Concepts In Biology I
5.0
BIOL Concepts In Biology Ii
5.0
CHEM Intro To Chemistry
3.0
CHEM
4.0
CHEM General Chemistry Lab
5.0
CHEM General Chemistry
5.0
CHEM
3.0
ENVH Environmental Health Sci
3.0
GEOG Weather And Climate
3.0
GEOL Intro To Geology
3.0
GEOL Earth Environments
4.0
GEOL Life Through Time
4.0
GEOL Climate Change Froz Earth
4.0
GEOL Geological Hazards
3.0
GEOL Geologic Hist Of Man
3.0
GEOL Geol Hist Dinosaurs
3.0
GEOL Field-based Phys Geology
5.0
GEOL Field-based Hist Geology
5.0
GEOL Environmental Geology
3.0
HNRS Hnrs Sem Grand Questions
3.0
MATS Matl In Serv Of Society
3.0
PHYS Physics Of Natural World
3.0
PHYS Basic Physics
3.0
PHYS College Physics I
5.0
PHYS College Physics Ii
5.0
PHYS University Physics I
5.0
PHYS University Physics Ii
5.0
RESC Journeys Into Science
3.0
FN Intro To Human Nutrition
3.0

Elementary Chemistry

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

CHEM Elementary Chemistry
3.0
CHEM Elem Chemistry Lab
1.0

General Chemistry

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

CHEM General Chemistry
4.0
CHEM Gen Chemistry Lab
1.0

Second General Chemistry

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

CHEM
4.0
CHEM
1.0

The Social and Behavioral Sciences

2 courses required.

ASIA Asian Civilizations
3.0
CAST Intro To Canadian Studies
3.0
CDIS Intro Commun Disorders
3.0
ECON Intro To Economics
3.0
ECON Prin Of Microeconomics
3.0
ECON Prin Of Macroeconomics
3.0
ENVH Global Commons
3.0
ENVS Intro Environmtl Std
3.0
ENVS Environments In Context
3.0
ETHN Natl Glob Persp Race Ethn
3.0
GEOG World: Eurasia-africa
3.0
GEOG World: Americas-pacific
3.0
GEOG Geog Of Global Economy
3.0
GEOG Cultural Geography
3.0
GEOG Population Geography
3.0
GEOG Conservation Ecology
3.0
GEOG Latin America
3.0
GEOG Urban Geography
3.0
GERO Aging, Indiv And Society
3.0
GERO Cross-cultural Aging
3.0
HIST World Civilizations
3.0
HIST The Modern World
3.0
HIST Asian Civilizations
3.0
HIST Early America
3.0
HIST Modern America
3.0
HIST Modern Latin America
3.0
HIST
3.0
HIST 20th Century Europe
3.0
HIST Chinese Civilization
3.0
HIST Modern Mexico
3.0
HIST Amer Come Of Age: 1917-45
3.0
HIST Twentieth Century Russia
3.0
HNRS Intro Critical Thinking
3.0
HNRS Crit. Think About Environ
3.0
HDFS Contmp Marriages Families
3.0
INST Introd To Intl Studies
3.0
POLS American Government
3.0
POLS Comparative Govt
3.0
POLS Intro Internatnl Relatns
3.0
POLS Modern Ideologies
3.0
POLS Global Resource Politics
3.0
POLS Western Europe Politics
3.0
POLS Contemporary World Polit
3.0
POLS Western Pol Thought I
3.0
POLS Western Political Thought II
3.0
PSYC General Psychology
3.0
PUBH International Health
3.0
PUBH Intro Public Health
3.0
SOC Principles Sociology
3.0
SOC Social Problems
3.0
SOC Cult Anthropology
3.0
SOC Social Psychology
3.0
SOC Population & Society
3.0
SOC Deviance-social Ctrl
3.0
SOC The Family
3.0
TECH Technol Syst In Scty
3.0

Humanities and the Arts

ENG 200, 2-3 hoursHNRS 260, 3-5 hours

2 courses required.

AFRS Intro To Africana Studies
3.0
ACS Intro American Stds
3.0
ACS Baseball & Amer Culture
3.0
ARCH History Of Architecture
3.0
ART Intro To Art
3.0
ARTH Western Art I
3.0
ARTH Western Art Ii
3.0
ARTH Art Of China & Japan
3.0
ARTH Art Of Western Africa
3.0
ARTH Art & Power In Africa
3.0
ARTH Women & Art In Africa
3.0
ARTH Pre-columbian Art
3.0
ARTH Oceanic Art
3.0
A&S Arts Bg
3.0
A&S Great Ideas
3.0
CHIN Elem Lang & Culture I
4.0
CHIN Elem Lang & Culture Ii
4.0
CHIN Intermediate Chinese I
4.0
CHIN Intermediate Chinese Ii
4.0
CHIN Contemporary Chin Culture
3.0
CLCV Great Greek Minds
3.0
CLCV Great Roman Minds
3.0
CLCV Classical Mythology
3.0
ENG Response-literature
3.0
ENG Writing About Literature
2.0
ENG Texts And Contexts
3.0
ENG World Lit Ancient To 1700
3.0
ENG World Lit 1700 To Present
3.0
ENG British Lit To 1660
3.0
ENG British Lit 1660-1945
3.0
ENG Survey Am Lit To 1865
3.0
ENG Survey Am Lit, 1865-1945
3.0
ENG Canadian Fiction
3.0
ENG Language Study
3.0
ETHN African Literature
3.0
ETHN Mexican Culture
3.0
ETHN Afro-amer Cinematic Exper
3.0
ETHN Discourses Empire/nation
3.0
ETHN Third World Cinema
3.0
FREN Elementary French I
4.0
FREN Elementary French Ii
4.0
FREN Intermediate French I
3.0
FREN Intermediate French Ii
3.0
FREN Reading French
3.0
FREN French Culture
3.0
GERM Elem Lang & Cult I
4.0
GERM Elem Lang & Cult Ii
4.0
GERM Intermediate German I
3.0
GERM Intermediate German Ii
3.0
GERM Mod Ger Lit In Trans
3.0
GRK Intermediate Greek I
3.0
GRK Intermediate Greek Ii
3.0
HNRS Hum. Sem.:women In Music
3.0
HUM Intro To Humanities
3.0
ITAL Elem Italian I
4.0
ITAL Elem Italian Ii
4.0
ITAL Intermed Italian I
3.0
ITAL Intermed Italian Ii
3.0
JAPN Elem Lang & Cult I
4.0
JAPN Elem Lang & Cult Ii
4.0
JAPN Intermed Japanese I
4.0
JAPN Intermed Japanese Ii
4.0
JAPN Japanese Culture
3.0
LAT Intermed Latin I
3.0
LAT Intermediate Latin Ii
3.0
MUCT Exploring Music
2.0
MUCT Music World Cultures
3.0
MUCT Masterpieces Music
2.0
MUCT Music In African Culture
2.0
MUCT Music In Japanese Culture
2.0
MUCT Music Indonesian Culture
2.0
MUED Global Music Traditions
2.0
PHIL Intro To Philosophy
3.0
PHIL Ethics
3.0
PHIL Logic
3.0
PHIL Contemporary Moral Issues
3.0
PHIL Aesthetics
3.0
PHIL Hist Ancient Philos
3.0
PHIL Phil Of Death-dying
3.0
PHIL Socialism Capitalism Demo
3.0
PHIL Philos Of Punishment
3.0
PHIL Scientific Reasoning
3.0
PHIL Medical Ethics
3.0
PHIL Philos Of Feminism
3.0
PHIL Life Death Law Morality
3.0
PHIL Indian & Chinese Phil
3.0
PHIL Environmental Ethics
3.0
POPC Intro Popular Culture
3.0
POPC Popular Culture & Media
3.0
POPC Intro Folklore & Folklife
3.0
RESC Journeys Of The Imaginati (3)
3.0
ROML African Literature
3.0
RUSN Elem Lang & Cult I
4.0
RUSN Elem Lang & Cult Ii
4.0
RUSN Intermediate Russian I
4.0
RUSN Intermediate Russian Ii
4.0
RUSN Russian Culture
3.0
RUSN Contemp Rusn Society
3.0
SPAN Elemen Spanish I
4.0
SPAN Elemen Spanish Ii
4.0
SPAN Intermed Spanish I
3.0
SPAN Intermed Spanish Ii
3.0
SPAN Span Cultural Rdgs Iv
3.0
THFM The Theatre Experience
3.0
THFM Introduction To Film
3.0
THFM Performance Studies I
3.0
THFM Hist Lit:origins-1700
3.0
THFM Hist Lit:1700-present
3.0
ARTH
3.0

Bachelor of Arts Degree Requiremnts

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

Group I—English composition

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

ENG Varieties Of Writing
3.0

Group II—Foreign languages

Demonstration of proficiency in a language and language area by one of the options listed below: Graduating from a high school where all instruction was conducted in a language other than English; Demonstrating proficiency in the language on the 202 course level; Having completed four years of one language in high school (student must have completed the fourth full year, for example, Spanish IV, and received credit for these courses); Having completed one of the departmental options listed below (14 hours minimum in the same language area, or fewer by advanced placement and high school experience). Note: Foreign language courses numbered 101, 102, 201, 202, 212 apply to Group II, not Group V.

1 courses required.

High School Proficiency

Graduating from a high school where all instruction was conducted in a language other than English; see adviser for details.Having completed four years of one language in high school (student must have completed the fourth full year, for example, Spanish IV, and received credit for these courses);

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

Foreign Language

14.0 Hrs. required.

Group III—Mathematics, Computation and Natural Sciences

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

Natural Sciences

Must complete three science courses including two courses with a laboratory experience. All courses must be from the approved list in the College of Arts and Sciences Handbook.* Two of the courses must be BG Perspective courses.

1 courses required.

BIOL Human Anat-phys I
4.0
BIOL Human Anat-phys Ii
4.0
BIOL General Botany
4.0
GEOG Meteorology
3.0
GEOL Geology Natl Parks
3.0
GEOL Rocks And Minerals
4.0
PHYS Musical Acoustics
3.0
MATS Matl In Serv Of Society
3.0
GEOL
3.0

Mathematics

1 courses required.

High School Proficiency

Three and one-half years of high school mathematics or equivalent proficiency as demonstrated on a placement test;

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

Mathematics Elective

See Department of Mathematics and Statistics for placement test.

1 courses required.

MATH Intro To Statistics I
3.0

Alternate Requirement

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

High School Proficiency, Coursework

Three years of high school mathematics and CS 100 or 101. High school mathematics means college preparatory mathematics, which normally includes algebra I and II, geometry, and, in the case of three and one-half years, trigonometry. Remedial, technical, and business mathematics are not applicable.

1 courses required.

CS Computer Basics
3.0
CS Intro To Programming
3.0

Group IV: Social Sciences

Completion of four courses in addition to the two required for the BG Perspective program. Courses are selected from at least three areas, with at least three courses in one area (excluding GEOG 125, 213, 404). A student majoring in one of the social sciences may include two major courses in this group. A full list of approved courses is printed in the College of Arts and Sciences Handbook. Note that some ethnic studies courses are in Group IV and some are in Group V.

4 courses required.

ASIA Asian Civilizations
3.0
CAST Intro To Canadian Studies
3.0
ECON Intro To Economics
3.0
ECON Prin Of Microeconomics
3.0
ECON Prin Of Macroeconomics
3.0
ENVS Intro Environmtl Std
3.0
ENVS Concepts In Env Studies
3.0
ENVS Environments In Context
3.0
ENVS Environmental Probl
3.0
ETHN Natl Glob Persp Race Ethn
3.0
GEOG World: Eurasia-africa
3.0
GEOG World: Americas-pacific
3.0
GEOG Geog Of Global Economy
3.0
GEOG Cultural Geography
3.0
GEOG Population Geography
3.0
GEOG Conservation Ecology
3.0
GEOG Latin America
3.0
GEOG Urban Geography
3.0
HDFS Contmp Marriages Families
3.0
HIST World Civilizations
3.0
HIST The Modern World
3.0
HIST Asian Civilizations
3.0
HIST Early America
3.0
HIST Modern America
3.0
HIST Modern Latin America
3.0
HIST
3.0
HIST 20th Century Europe
3.0
HIST Chinese Civilization
3.0
HIST Modern Mexico
3.0
HIST Amer Come Of Age: 1917-45
3.0
HIST Twentieth Century Russia
3.0
HNRS Intro Critical Thinking
3.0
HNRS Crit. Think About Environ
3.0
INST Introd To Intl Studies
3.0
POLS American Government
3.0
POLS Comparative Govt
3.0
POLS Intro Internatnl Relatns
3.0
POLS Modern Ideologies
3.0
POLS Global Resource Politics
3.0
POLS Western Europe Politics
3.0
POLS Contemporary World Polit
3.0
POLS Western Pol Thought I
3.0
POLS Western Political Thought II
3.0
PSYC General Psychology
3.0
SOC Cult Anthropology
3.0
SOC The Family
3.0
SOC Principles Sociology
3.0
SOC Social Problems
3.0

Group V—Arts and Humanities

Completion of at least three courses in addition to the two required in the BG Perspective program, for a total of five courses. Foreign language courses numbered 201, 202, 212 apply to Group II, not Group V. The five courses must include one course in literature (American, English or foreign), one course in the fine arts, and three additional courses from at least two of the following areas: ART 101, art history; American, English, or foreign literature; American culture studies; ethnic studies; music composition and history; philosophy, popular culture; theatre, and women’s studies.

3 courses required.

A&S Arts Bg
3.0
A&S Great Ideas
3.0
AFRS Intro To Africana Studies
3.0
ART Intro To Art
3.0
ARTH Western Art I
3.0
ARTH Western Art Ii
3.0
ARTH
3.0
ARTH Art Of China & Japan
3.0
ARTH Art Of Western Africa
3.0
ARTH Art & Power In Africa
3.0
ARTH Women & Art In Africa
3.0
ARTH Pre-columbian Art
3.0
ARTH Oceanic Art
3.0
CHIN Contemporary Chin Culture
3.0
CLCV Great Greek Minds
3.0
CLCV Great Roman Minds
3.0
CLCV Classical Mythology
3.0
ENG Response-literature
3.0
ENG Writing About Literature
3.0
ENG Texts And Contexts
3.0
ENG World Lit Ancient To 1700
3.0
ENG World Lit 1700 To Present
3.0
ENG British Lit To 1660
3.0
ENG British Lit 1660-1945
3.0
ENG American Lit Survey
3.0
ENG Amer Literature To 1945
3.0
ENG Canadian Fiction
3.0
ENG Language Study
3.0
ETHN African Literature
3.0
ETHN Mexican Culture
3.0
ETHN Afro-amer Cinematic Exper
3.0
ETHN Discourses Empire/nation
3.0
ETHN Third World Cinema
3.0
HNRS Hum. Sem.:women In Music
3.0
HUM Intro To Humanities
3.0
MUCT Exploring Music
3.0
MUCT Music World Cultures
3.0
MUCT Masterpieces Music
3.0
MUCT Music In African Culture
3.0
MUCT Music In Japanese Culture
3.0
MUCT Music Indonesian Culture
3.0
PHIL Intro To Philosophy
3.0
PHIL Ethics
3.0
PHIL Logic
3.0
PHIL Contemporary Moral Issues
3.0
PHIL Aesthetics
3.0
PHIL Hist Ancient Philos
3.0
PHIL Phil Of Death-dying
3.0
PHIL Socialism Capitalism Demo
3.0
PHIL Philos Of Punishment
3.0
PHIL Scientific Reasoning
3.0
PHIL Medical Ethics
3.0
PHIL Philos Of Feminism
3.0
PHIL Life Death Law Morality
3.0
PHIL Indian & Chinese Phil
3.0
PHIL Environmental Ethics
3.0
POPC Intro Popular Culture
3.0
POPC Popular Culture & Media
3.0
POPC Intro Folklore & Folklife
3.0
RESC Journeys Of The Imaginati (3)
3.0
ROML African Literature
3.0
RUSN Russian Culture
3.0
RUSN Contemp Rusn Society
3.0
THFM The Theatre Experience
3.0
THFM Introduction To Film
3.0
THFM Performance Studies I
3.0
THFM Hist Lit:origins-1700
3.0
THFM Hist Lit:1700-present
3.0
ACS Intro American Stds
3.0

Major Requirements

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

Senior Level Ethnic Studies

9 hours of 400-level ETHN courses

9.0 Hrs. required.

HIST
3.0
HIST Contemporary Africa
3.0
HIST Africa And World Politics
3.0

Capstone

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

ETHN Qualitative Rsrch Methods
3.0
ETHN Senior Project
3.0

Minor Requirements

Usually 20 hours.

20.0 Hrs. required.

Electives

18.0 Hrs. required.

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