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Major & Minor Requirements

Applicable for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Major

The Major

Core Courses

RM 185 Introduction to the Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity

RM 212 Theories of Race and Ethnicity

RM 218 Critical Analysis of Quantitative Data

RM 215 Research Design: Method and Theory 

RM 312 Theories of Migration

RM 400 Senior Seminar

RM 499 Senior Project A research based, comparative, and intersectional analysis grounded in critical theories of race, ethnicity, and migration.

Electives

Students will work closely with their major advisor to develop a course of study that addresses their interests and commitments. Elective courses must be cross-listed with REMS or approved by the director. Students may not take more than 3 elective courses at the 200-level to fulfill the major. A single elective course may not fulfill more than one requirement on the student’s transcript, though one course may fulfill more than one major or minor requirement.

  • One comparative cross-listed course
  • One course focused on a particular racial or ethnic group
  • One course that engages critical historiography
  • One course focused on colonialism, neo-colonialism, or post-colonialism
  • One course focused on social movements and/or activism
  • One practicum or community based research class

 

TOTAL: 13 Units

Minor

      The Minor

  1. RM 185 Introduction to the Comparative Study of Race and Ethnicity

  2. RM 212 Theories of Race and Ethnicity

  3. RM 218 Critical Analysis of Quantitative Data or another methods course approved by advisor

  4. Two courses in REMS approved by advisor