2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    May 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Race and Ethnic Studies Minor

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Requirements for Minors

  • At least 50% of the minor courses must be unduplicated, i.e., not used to simultaneously satisfy credit requirements of the major, core curriculum, or additional minors.
  • At least 50% of the minor courses must be completed in residence at UNH.
  • A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required in the minor (programs may set higher requirements).
  • A student may not declare a major and minor in the same program.

The minor in Race and Ethnic Studies is an interdisciplinary program offered in the College of Arts and Sciences. To provide students the tools and competencies to participate in a multi-racial and ethnic society and to be reflective about their racial and ethnic identities, the program provides students with a diversity of approaches to ethnicity and the concept of race in the United States and abroad.  A student may minor in this program by completing 18 credits.

Students in this program will:

  • Analyze the formation of categories of race and ethnicity as they function in social, cultural, economic, legal, and/or political contexts
  • Analyze the intersections among race, ethnicity, and indigeneity with other  identities that include (but are not limited to) sex, gender, sexuality, social class, ability, religion, and geography
  • Apply key concepts, debates, and methodologies within the field of race and ethnic studies
  • Apply relevant theoretical frames of analysis as tools for academic research, creative production, collaboration, and social change

Plus five of the following:

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