Race and Ethnicity in the United States
An interest area
Throughout history, the US has been referred to as a melting pot, comprising people all racial and ethnic backgrounds. Understanding the roots of this diversity, and appreciating its dynamic nature in contemporary society is critical to understanding everyday American life.
Courses range from Race in America and Native American Studies, to Social Theory: The Study of Isms and Phobias.
In this program, you will develop vital analytical, critical, and abstract thinking skills, as well as oral and written communication skills.
Future careers, post-grad opportunities
With the well-rounded background provided through the Race and Ethnicity interest area, you may enter the workforce in fields such as foreign relations, policy analysis, and corporate communications. You also will be prepared to go on to graduate school in business, law, government, or the social sciences.