Ethnic Studies Minor

Students entering the University of San Diego and/or declaring a major during 2016-2017, should follow information contained in the printed course catalog (also known as the "catalog of record") published on October 1, 2016. Access the catalog of record at

The Ethnic Studies Minor

The Ethnic Studies minor is an 18-unit program, consisting of 6 Lower-Division Units and 12 Upper-Division Units, including the following:

ETHN 100DIntro to Ethnic Studies3
Select one of the following:3
ETHN 220DIntroduction To African-American Studies
ETHN 230DIntroduction To American Indian Studies
ETHN 240DIntroduction To Chicano/Latino Studies
ETHN 250DIntroduction To Asian American Studies
12 units of elective coursework 1

Students must take at least one course that is comparative (ETHN 360-369, 460-469) and at least one with an ethnic-specific emphasis that is different from the course taken at the Lower-Division Level (requirement #2). One course must be a “C” community-based or community service-learning course.