Sociology and Anthropology
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Minor in Immigration Studies

The minor 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.

Faculty

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

 

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Minor Requirements

Total credits: 15

Students should be aware of the specific policies associated with this program, located on the Admissions & Policies tab.

Core Courses

ANTH 340 Comparative Perspectives on Immigration 3
or SOCI 330 US Immigrants and Immigration
Total Credits 3

Ethnicity in the United States

Select one course from the following: 3
Asian American Women Writers (Mason Core)
Race and Ethnicity in a Changing World
Topics in Ethnic American Literature
Ethnicity and Migration in Folklore
Introduction to Latina/o Studies (Mason Core)
Total Credits 3

Global Perspectives on Migration and Ethnicity

Select one course from the following: 3
Refugees (Mason Core)
GOVT 445
Human Rights
CONF 302
Culture, Identity, and Conflict
Refugee and Internal Displacement
Total Credits 3

Electives

Select two electives from the following: 6
Multilingualism, Identity, and Power (Mason Core)
GOVT 337
Ethnic Politics in Western Europe and North America
Neighborhood, Community, and Identity
The Urban World (Mason Core)
Spanish in the United States
Total Credits 6
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