Ethnic Studies (BS)

Ethnic Studies is an interdisciplinary program, academically committed to promoting multicultural and ethnic knowledge, skills and values both within and outside the United States and to preparing our students for effective participation in culturally diverse global communities. Choose an emphasis from the list below to learn about the program.

Ethnic Studies, BS, Business Corporate

Ethnic Studies, BS, International Community and Human Services

Ethnic Studies, BS, Local Community and Human Services

Ethnic Studies, BS, Optional or Other Extended Program Courses

Ethnic Studies, BS, Public Government

Admissions to Major/Minor

Ethnic Studies, B.S

Students enrolling in 300-400 level courses must be admitted to the program. Admission to Major is granted by the department. Minimum University admission requirements are:

  • Minimum of 32 earned semester credit hours
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 ("C")
  • Required Minor - any

Contact the department for application procedures

P/N Grading Policy: No more than 1/4 of total undergraduate credits may be taken as P/N.

Minimum Credits: Graduation with an associate degree is based upon successful completion of a minimum of 64 hours of credit. Graduation with a baccalaureate degree requires a minimum of 120-128 semester hours of credit.

Online Ethnic Studies Minor (18 Credits required)

Students must be admitted to a major at Minnesota State University or other universities and must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 or higher.