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:
- Satisfactory completion of one of the Core Courses. (See eligible core courses under Course Descriptions.)
- 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.