Ethnic Studies is a multi-ethnic and interdisciplinary program that offers a broad and intense course of study of the various ethnic groups in the United States. Students are encouraged to develop concepts and theories that help clarify attitudes about people of other ethnicities. Through understanding and appreciating others’ cultures, students can gain an understanding of the multiple realities of our complex and culturally diverse society.
To complete a minor in Ethnic Studies, students must take all three core classes and three approved electives. All students are required to take at least six credits of upper level (300/400 level) courses. Two courses must be taken from at least two different disciplines.All courses must be taken at Shippensburg University.