Sociology and Anthropology
College of Humanities and Social Sciences


Faculty: Cleaveland, Haines, Ihara, Leeman, Rabin, Ritchie, Seligmann, Shutika, Trencher (director)

The minor in immigration studies combines perspectives from the humanities and social sciences to provide an interdisciplinary and comparative understanding of the immigrant experience, ethnic identity, assimilation, ethnic exclusion and conflict, and refugee situations.

This program of study is an interdisciplinary minor offered by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Minor Requirements (Catalog Year 2014-2015)

In addition to meeting the following requirements, students must meet the university requirements for all minors.

Students pursuing this minor must complete 15 credits of coursework with a minimum GPA of 2.00. Eight credits of course work must be unique to the minor.

One required course (3 credits)

ANTH 340 - Comparative Perspectives on Immigration Credits: 3

One course (3 credits) focused on ethnicity in the United States chosen from:

SOCI 308 - Race and Ethnicity in a Changing World Credits: 3
ENGH 352 - Topics in Ethnic American Literature Credits: 3
ENGH 416 - Ethnicity and Migration in Folklore Credits: 3

One course (3 credits) focused on global perspectives on migration and ethnicity chosen from:

ANTH 331 - Refugees Credits: 3
GOVT 445 - Human Rights Credits: 3
CONF 302 - Culture, Identity, and Conflict Credits: 3

Two elective courses (6 credits) chosen from:

FRLN 385 - Multilingualism, Identity, and Power Credits: 3
NCLC 361 - Neighborhood, Community, and Identity Credits: 3
SOCI 332 - The Urban World Credits: 3
SPAN 430 - Spanish in the United States Credits: 3

Total: 15 credits

Requirements may be different for earlier catalog years. See the University Catalog archives.

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