The Graduate Minor in Ethnic Studies allows students to complement a major area of graduate studies in a program other than Ethnic Studies with a focused exploration of the critical areas of race, class, ethnicity and gender in American life.
Applicant must have at least a "B" average (GPA of 3.0 on 4.0 scale) in the last 90 hours of graded undergraduate work on the first baccalaureate degree plus all work completed thereafter
A TOEFL score of at least 550 is required of international students, unless they have completed their undergraduate degree in a U.S. university, in which case TOEFL scores are not required
A minimum of 15 credits to be earned in the Ethnic Studies program at Oregon State University
All students who claim Ethnic Studies as their minor field are required to take the following core courses in Ethnic Studies for a total of 8 credits:
ES 551 Theories in Race and Ethnicity (4)
ES 553 Ethnohistory Methodology (4)
The remaining credits (7 minimum), may be selected from course offerings in pan-ethnic studies or from offerings in one of the following categories: African American Studies; Asian American Studies; Latino/a Studies; Native American Studies
A student who wishes to declare a Minor in Ethnic Studies must meet with the program coordinator, who will assign him or her a faculty advisor from the Ethnic Studies program.