Certificate Requirements

A student must earn a minimum of 15 credits in Ethnic Studies courses with a grade of “C” or better in each course in order to receive the Ethnic Studies Certificate. Each student participating in the program must fulfill the following requirements:

  1. Satisfactory completion of one of the Core Courses. (See eligible core courses under Course Descriptions.)
  2. Satisfactory completion of four Distribution Courses in at least three disciplines or departments. (See distribution courses under Course Descriptions.)

The certificate in Ethnic Studies is awarded after a student has satisfactorily completed the requirements of the program. Students also receive a transcript notation designating their completion of the program.