ETHN100
Introduction to Ethnic Studies

Prerequisites: Freshman or Sophomore standing required.

Description: Introduction to the interdisciplinary study of American Indians, African Americans, Latinas/os and other racial and ethnic groups in the United States.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship

ETHN113
History of Hip HopCrosslisted with HIST 113

Description: A chronological and thematic survey of the history of Hip Hop and major debates in Hip-Hop studies. Topics addressed include the elements of Hip-Hop culture, including deejaying, emceeing, sampling, dancing, beatboxing, rapping, graffiti art, fashion, as well as issues of race, politics, gender, sexual orientation, class, commercialism, capitalism, cultural appropriation, and authenticity.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:United States or Canadian Hist
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity

ETHN150
African Culture and CivilizationCrosslisted with HIST 150

Description: Broad interpretative survey of the major features that have shaped modern African life.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Lat Am,Asian,Middle East Hist
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity

ETHN171
History of Latin AmericaCrosslisted with HIST 171

Description: A panoramic analysis, from the pre-Columbian civilizations to the 21st century, focusing on the history of power and culture in order to understand Latin America today.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Lat Am,Asian,Middle East Hist
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity

ETHN189H
University Honors Seminar

Prerequisites: Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation.

Description: Topic varies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN198
Special Topics

Prerequisites: If required, will be published before the early registration period.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

ETHN200
Introduction to African American Studies

Description: Origins, nature, scope, and relevance of research, theory, and social, political, and cultural institutions in African American Studies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship ACE 9 Global/Diversity

ETHN201
Introduction to Native American Studies

Description: Origins, traditions, culture, spirituality and current issues of North America's indigenous populations. Diversity of tribal experiences and issues relevant for Native Nations both present and past.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship

ETHN202
Introduction to Latina and/or Latino Studies

Description: Origins, traditions, culture, and current issues of Latina and/or Latino populations in the United States.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity

ETHN203
Introduction to Africa

Description: Introduction to the geography, history, society, economy, politics, and arts of Africa. Explores connections between the United States and Africa.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity

ETHN211
Intercultural CommunicationCrosslisted with COMM 211

Description: Exploration of culture as a dimension of all communicative activity. Communication between cultural groups in a variety of contexts, e.g. interpersonal relationships, groups, organizations, politics, and international relations.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity

ETHN212
Introduction to Cultural AnthropologyCrosslisted with ANTH 212

Description: Introduction to ethnology and its subfields. Standard topics, problems, and theories considered in ethnology, social anthropology, culture and personality, and applied anthropology.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Introductory
ACE Outcomes: ACE 6 Social Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 6 Social Science

ETHN217
Sociology of Race and EthnicityCrosslisted with SOCI 217

Prerequisites: 3 hrs sociology or related social sciences

Description: Overview of sociological theories and research on the experiences of different racial, religious, and ethnic groups. Concepts of race and ethnicity, including their social construction. Historical and contemporary racial and ethnic relations and patterns of inequality. Intersections of race, social institutions, and social policies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 6 Social Science ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 6 Social Science ACE 9 Global/Diversity

ETHN237
Ancient MesoamericaCrosslisted with ANTH 237, LAMS 237

Description: Ancient civilizations of Mexico and Central America including the Ancient Maya, Aztecs, and Toltecs. Anthropological theories and methods dealing with archaeological data about urbanism, architecture, art, human-environment interaction, etc. in ancient Mesoamerica.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 6 Social Science ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 6 Social Science ACE 9 Global/Diversity

ETHN238
Blacks and the American Political SystemCrosslisted with POLS 238

Description: Role of the Blacks in the American political system, with emphasis on strategies used to gain political power and influence decision makers; problems faced in the southern and urban political settings.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:American Government&Public Pol
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity ACE 6 Social Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity ACE 6 Social Science

ETHN241
Native American HistoryCrosslisted with HIST 241

Description: History of Native peoples of North America, focusing on peoples of the region that became the United States. Surveys major themes and issues in Native American history from origins to the present day. Includes tribal cultures and politics; responses to and interactions with Europeans and Euroamericans; land loss and the degradation of Native Americans' natural resource bases; "pan-Indian" movements; cultural persistence and revitalization; and tribal economies in the twentieth century.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:United States or Canadian Hist
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity

ETHN244
African American Literature since 1865Crosslisted with ENGL 244

Description: Representative African American works written since 1865, of various genres, studied in their social and historical contexts.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Literary and Cultural Studies
ACE Outcomes: ACE 5 Humanities ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 5 Humanities ACE 9 Global/Diversity

ETHN244A
Introduction to African LiteratureCrosslisted with ENGL 244A

Description: Representative literary works by African writers, mainly in the English language, but with a sampling of works translated from other languages, from the twentieth century, and presented in their social, historical and social contexts.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Literary and Cultural Studies
ACE Outcomes: ACE 5 Humanities ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 5 Humanities ACE 9 Global/Diversity

ETHN244E
African American Literature before 1865Crosslisted with ENGL 244E

Description: Representative early African American works of various genres, studied in their social and historical contexts, from the oral tradition to the Civil War.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Literary and Cultural Studies
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity ACE 5 Humanities

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity ACE 5 Humanities

ETHN245A
Introduction to Asian American LiteratureCrosslisted with ENGL 245A

Description: Introduction to Asian American literature and relevant historical and cultural background.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Literary and Cultural Studies
ACE Outcomes: ACE 5 Humanities ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 5 Humanities ACE 9 Global/Diversity

ETHN245N
Introduction to Native American LiteratureCrosslisted with ENGL 245N

Description: Introduction to literature by Native Americans covering early and recent periods.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Literary and Cultural Studies
ACE Outcomes: ACE 5 Humanities ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 5 Humanities ACE 9 Global/Diversity

ETHN246
African American History: African Origins to 1877Crosslisted with HIST 246

Description: African American history from African origins to 1877. The slave trade. The development of slavery and slave culture. The experience of free black people in both the North and South. The role of black people in the Revolution and the Civil War. Emancipation and Reconstruction and the Compromise of 1877.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:United States or Canadian Hist

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN247
African American History: After 1877Crosslisted with HIST 247

Description: African American history from the end of the Reconstruction period through the present. Social, cultural, economic and political history, the Jim Crow era in the South, African American experience in the urban North and West, the Civil Rights Movement, and the post-Civil Rights era.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:United States or Canadian Hist
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity

ETHN271
Colonial Latin AmericaCrosslisted with HIST 271, LAMS 271

Description: Survey of Spanish and Portuguese America that stresses the European background, indigenous peoples, colonial institutions, church, race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and the struggle for independence. Focus on the history of power and culture in order to understand colonial Latin America. Pre-1800 content.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Pre-1800 History

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN272
Modern Latin AmericaCrosslisted with HIST 272, LAMS 272

Description: Survey of the trajectory of the Latin American nation since independence that stresses political, economic, and social problems. Focus on history of power and culture in order to understand Latin America today.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Lat Am,Asian,Middle East Hist

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN277
Latin American PoliticsCrosslisted with POLS 277, LAMS 277

Description: Constitutional and political development of selected Latin American countries; contemporary problems and institutions. Latin America in world affairs with special reference to the inter-American relations and the United States.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:International Relations&Compar

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN285
Africa Since 1800Crosslisted with HIST 285

Description: Beginning with a description of African societies in the nineteenth century, focus is upon African responses to European contact and control, the nature of the colonial systems, and the emergence of new independent states in the twentieth century. Using historical and literary sources, stresses Africa's cultural and social history as well as its political and economic development. Special study units given on the Portuguese territories, Rhodesia, and South Africa.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Lat Am,Asian,Middle East Hist
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity

ETHN297
Experiential Learning in Ethnic Studies I

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing.

Description: Non-classroom experience that has relevance to Ethnic Studies.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-12
Max credits per semester:12
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-12

ACE:

ETHN299
Independent Study in Ethnic Studies

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing.

Description: Research or readings.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-12
Max credits per semester:12
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-12

ACE:

ETHN310
Psychology of ImmigrationCrosslisted with PSYC 310

Prerequisites: PSYC 181 or permission.

Description: Examines psychological theory and research on the topic of immigration. Includes the impact of immigration on individual development (e.g., socialization, identity formation, acculturation) and family functioning (e.g., intergenerational relations, gender roles), especially as exemplified by the experiences of Latinos from diverse national backgrounds.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN330
Multicultural EducationCrosslisted with TEAC 330

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing.

Description: Role of minority group status in American society. Ethnic minority group cultures, the existence of subcultures within the mainstream of society, women in the social setting, and their relationship to the American education process. Analytic methods of study.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity

ETHN333
Immigration and PoliticsCrosslisted with POLS 333

Description: Immigration as a multifaceted sociopolitical phenomenon. The history of different waves of immigration to the United States. Emphasis on the diversity within every immigrant group, as well as differences and similarities regarding their acculturation process. Public attitudes towards immigration in historical perspective. The American political system's capacity to incorporate newcomers into civic life.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:International Relations&Compar
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity

ETHN340
Rights & Wrongs in American Legal HistoryCrosslisted with HIST 340, HIST 840

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing or permission

Description: Analysis of fundamental debates and dilemmas over the attainment and distribution of rights and obligations in American legal history from colonial times to the present.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:United States or Canadian Hist

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN341
Rethinking the American WestCrosslisted with HIST 351, HIST 851

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing

Description: Analysis of major events and trends in the history of the American West, including: competing claims to rights and resources; debates over development; overlapping federal, state, and tribal legal jurisdictions; racial/ethnic and gendered interactions; and/or historical roots of contemporary Western concerns.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:United States or Canadian Hist

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN342
History of Plains IndiansCrosslisted with HIST 342

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing or permission

Description: In-depth study of the history and culture of Native Americans of the Great Plains from earliest times through the twentieth century, stressing the history of migration, religion, diplomacy, politics, and society. All Indian nations of the Great Plains considered.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:United States or Canadian Hist

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN344
Ethnicity and FilmCrosslisted with ENGL 344

Description: Construction of ethnic identities in film and TV and the impact of such images on American culture. May be repeated once for credit with a different topic.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Literary and Cultural Studies

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN344B
Black Women AuthorsCrosslisted with ENGL 344B, WMNS 344B

Description: Representative works by Black women, composed in various genres, studied in their social and historical contexts. May not be offered every year.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Literary and Cultural Studies
ACE Outcomes: ACE 5 Humanities ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 5 Humanities ACE 9 Global/Diversity

ETHN344D
Caribbean LiteratureCrosslisted with ENGL 344D

Description: History and multi-generic variety of Caribbean literature written in English.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Literary and Cultural Studies
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity ACE 5 Humanities

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity ACE 5 Humanities

ETHN345D
Chicana and/or Chicano LiteratureCrosslisted with ENGL 345D

Description: Introduction to literature by and about Mexican-Americans in its cultural and historical context.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Literary and Cultural Studies
ACE Outcomes: ACE 5 Humanities ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 5 Humanities ACE 9 Global/Diversity

ETHN345N
Native American Women WritersCrosslisted with ENGL 345N, WMNS 345N

Description: Representative writings by Native American women in their social and historical contexts.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Literary and Cultural Studies
ACE Outcomes: ACE 5 Humanities ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 5 Humanities ACE 9 Global/Diversity

ETHN346
Cuban-American LiteratureCrosslisted with ENGL 346

Description: An analysis of a variety of works authored by Cuban-Americans in their historical, cultural, and literary contexts.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Literary and Cultural Studies
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity ACE 5 Humanities

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity ACE 5 Humanities

ETHN347
African ArchitectureCrosslisted with ARCH 347, ARCH 547, AHIS 366

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing

Description: Survey of the architectural traditions of the African continent, from pre-historic times to the present day. Buildings-famous and typical-theories, and approaches that are appropriate to the specific cultural environments.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN350
Peoples and Cultures of Native Latin AmericaCrosslisted with ANTH 350

Prerequisites: 6 hrs social science.

Description: Introduction to the ethnography of native Latin America outlining the history and lifeways of indigenous peoples of the region. Indigenous culture, and change and resistance to European colonialism from the pre-Columbian through modern periods. Contemporary indigenous political organizing around issue of human and culture rights, the effects of globalization, and the environment.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Cultural Anthropology

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN351
Indigenous Peoples of North AmericaCrosslisted with ANTH 351

Prerequisites: 3 hrs ANTH.

Description: Overview of the pre-contact, contact and post-contact experiences of indigenous peoples of North America.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Cultural Anthropology

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN352
Indigenous Peoples of the Great PlainsCrosslisted with ANTH 352

Prerequisites: 3 hrs ANTH.

Description: Overview of the pre-colonial, colonial and post-colonial experiences of indigenous peoples of the Great Plains region in North America.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Cultural Anthropology
ACE Outcomes: ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship

ETHN356
African-American Women's HistoryCrosslisted with HIST 356, WMNS 356

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing

Description: Surveys Black and/or African-American women's history from the 15th to the late 20th century. The transatlantic slave trade, "New World" experiences, slavery and resistance, sexuality, cultural persistence and evolution, racial strife, the struggle for civil rights, and black womanist and feminist theories.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:United States or Canadian Hist

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN357
Mexican-American HistoryCrosslisted with HIST 357, LAMS 357

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing or permission

Description: Survey of Mexican-Americans in the United States emphasizing the Spanish-Mexican borderlands frontier, Mexican-American culture, the Anglo-American conquest, and the cultural conflict and fusion since the treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:United States or Canadian Hist

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN358
Native American WomenCrosslisted with HIST 358, WMNS 358

Description: History of the indigenous women of North America. Gender roles and kinship organization, women's work and economic activities, political and diplomatic roles, and everyday lives and relationships. Analysis of change over time and the effects of colonization and dominant society's imposition of patriarchy. Famous indigenous women such as: Pocahontas, Sacagewea, Nancy Ward, and Winona LaDuke. Contemporary issues.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:United States or Canadian Hist
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity

ETHN362
Peoples and Cultures of AfricaCrosslisted with ANTH 362

Prerequisites: 3 hrs ANTH.

Description: Introduction to the ethnological complexity and cultural diversity of the native ways of life based on the ethnographies of several differing peoples in relation to the areal cultural patterns in contrasting geographical regions. Relations to other portions of the world in culture history and colonial relations.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Cultural Anthropology
ACE Outcomes: ACE 6 Social Science

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 6 Social Science

ETHN366
African Americans and the Politics of Race: From the New Deal to the New RightCrosslisted with HIST 366

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing

Description: Survey and analysis of the struggle of African Americans and their allies to topple white supremacy and gain access to the political process. The role race played in American politics from the New Deal through the Emergence of the New Right.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:United States or Canadian Hist

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN370
Colonial MexicoCrosslisted with HIST 370

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing.

Description: From the preconquest (thirteenth century) to independence (1821). The foundation and development of political, social, economic, and religious patterns.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Pre-1800 History

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN371
Modern MexicoCrosslisted with HIST 371

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing.

Description: Social, economic, and political development of Mexico from 1821 to the present. The Revolution of 1910 and its background and aftermath.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Lat Am,Asian,Middle East Hist

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN373
Latin America and Global RelationsCrosslisted with HIST 373, LAMS 373

Prerequisites: Junior standing

Description: Analysis of the role of the Latin American nations in world affairs, emphasizing intellectual, economic, and diplomatic relations with the United States and Europe. Understanding of the position and problems of Latin America in the present world.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Lat Am,Asian,Middle East Hist

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN374
History of BrazilCrosslisted with HIST 374, LAMS 374

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing

Description: History of Brazil from 1500 to the present, emphasizing political institutions, economic cycles, social structure, and religious and cultural patterns.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Lat Am,Asian,Middle East Hist

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN375
Conflict and Development in AfricaCrosslisted with POLS 375

Description: Uses knowledge, theories, methods, and historical perspectives appropriate to the social sciences to understand the causes of conflict and development in Africa. Pays attention to the diversity of conflict and development-related experiences on the continent.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Human Rights and Security
ACE Outcomes: ACE 6 Social Science ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 6 Social Science ACE 9 Global/Diversity

ETHN380
Geography of AfricaCrosslisted with GEOG 380, NRES 380

Description: Overview of the major physical and human landscapes in Africa. Prominent past and current events will be placed into a spatial context in an attempt to develop insight into the interrelationships that exist among people, cultures, countries, economies, and the environment, not only within Africa, but between Africa and the rest of the world.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Regional Geography
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity

ETHN385
African Liberation in the African DiasporaCrosslisted with HIST 385

Description: Examines the experiences of people of African descent on the continent and in the Diasporas of Europe, The Caribbean, and the United States.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Lat Am,Asian,Middle East Hist

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN398
Special Topics

Prerequisites: If required, will be published before the early registration period.

Description: This course will be used for a variety of different topics.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

ETHN399H
Honors Course

Prerequisites: Candidate for degree with distinction or with high distinction or with highest distinction in the College of Arts and Sciences; good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

ETHN400
Senior Seminar

Prerequisites: Junior standing; ETHN major or minor.

Description: Integration, synthesis, and exposure to current research and scholarship within the discipline of Ethnic Studies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

ETHN425
Psychology of RacismCrosslisted with PSYC 425, PSYC 825

Prerequisites: For psychology majors: PSYC 350.

Description: Major terms and issues in psychology that pertain to race and racism in the United States. General principles of the psychology of racism that are universal. Psychology of the major racial minority groups in the United States examined through their unique cultures, histories, traditions, and collective identities. Research methods for the psychology of racism reviewed as a basis for interpreting research results.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN445
Ethnic LiteratureCrosslisted with ENGL 445, ENGL 845

Prerequisites: Junior standing

Description: Works of writers with connections to one or more American ethnic communities, seen in their historical, intellectual, and cultural context. Survey of ethnic literature.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Literary and Cultural Studies

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN445B
Topics in African American LiteratureCrosslisted with ENGL 445B, ENGL 845B

Prerequisites: Junior standing

Description: The study of a particular topic in African American poetry, fiction, and/or non-fiction prose.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Literary and Cultural Studies

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN445K
Topics in African LiteratureCrosslisted with ENGL 445K, ENGL 845K

Prerequisites: Junior standing

Description: Topics in African poetry, fiction, and/or non-fiction prose.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Literary and Cultural Studies

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN445N
Topics in Native American LiteratureCrosslisted with ENGL 445N, ENGL 845N

Prerequisites: Junior standing

Description: Topics in Native American poetry, fiction, and/or non-fiction prose. Critical theory and cultural criticism.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Literary and Cultural Studies

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN446
Black Social Movements

Prerequisites: ETHN 200.

Description: Mass or popular black movements. Human rights and their political, cultural, and intellectual impact, historical continuity, and organization.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN448
Family DiversityCrosslisted with SOCI 448, SOCI 848

Prerequisites: 9 hrs sociology or related social sciences.

Description: Analyzes diversity in family structure and family choices. Includes: rural families, gay/lesbian families, Native American families, African American families, Latino families, working class and working poor families and cohabitation.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN451
Contemporary Issues of Indigenous Peoples in North AmericaCrosslisted with ANTH 451, ANTH 851

Prerequisites: ANTH 351 or 352.

Description: Political, economic, and social issues concerning indigenous peoples in North America.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Cultural Anthropology
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

ETHN454
Physical Health DisparitiesCrosslisted with SOCI 454, SOCI 854

Prerequisites: 9 hrs of sociology or related social sciences

Description: Contribution of social inequality to health outcomes; Intersection of individual and social factors through which racial, economic, and gender differences in health emerge.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN459
Women and Gender in African SocietiesCrosslisted with HIST 459, HIST 859, WMNS 459, WMNS 859

Description: Explores how the contemporary women's movement has emerged within Africa and its relationship to social change.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Lat Am,Asian,Middle East Hist

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN460
The Civil Rights MovementCrosslisted with HIST 460, HIST 860

Prerequisites: Junior standing.

Description: Survey and analysis of the origins, contours, activities, ideas, movement centers, personalities, and legacies of the Civil Rights and Black Power movements in the U.S. A. from the 1950's through the 1970's. The roles of the African-American masses, college and high school students, and women. The points of conflict and cooperation between African-American and mainstream American society.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:United States or Canadian Hist

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN463
Indigenous Peoples of Latin AmericaCrosslisted with HIST 463, HIST 863, LAMS 463

Description: Includes Indian politics, ideologies about Latin American indigenous peoples, global issues, and inter-ethnic relationships in Latin America.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Lat Am,Asian,Middle East Hist

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN464
Native American History: Selected TopicsCrosslisted with HIST 464, HIST 864

Prerequisites: Junior standing.

Description: Issues in Native American History. Topics may include: Native Americans and the environment; Native Americans in the 19th or 20th century; Native Americans and federal Indian policy; Native Americans and gender; and Native Americans of regions other than the Great Plains.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:United States or Canadian Hist

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN474
African Americans in the Jazz AgeCrosslisted with HIST 474, HIST 874

Prerequisites: Junior standing.

A basic understanding of United States history is recommended.

Description: Race relations and African American experience from the 1910s through WW II. Jim Crow, the Great Migration, WW I, "The New Negro," Harlem Renaissance, jazz/blues/gospel music, political radicalism, the Great Depression, and WW II.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:United States or Canadian Hist

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN476A
Gender and Sexuality in Latin AmericaCrosslisted with HIST 476A, WMNS 476A, HIST 876A, WMNS 876A

Prerequisites: Junior standing

Description: Experience of femininity and masculinity compared according to time and place, revealing the intimate connections with nation, modernity, race, and ethnicity.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Lat Am,Asian,Middle East Hist

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN476B
Race in Modern Latin AmericaCrosslisted with HIST 476B, HIST 876B

Prerequisites: Junior standing.

Description: The experience of race and ethnicity in the 20th and 21st centuries compared according to time and place, revealing the intimate connections with nation and modernity.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Lat Am,Asian,Middle East Hist

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN477
Indigenous Peoples of the WorldCrosslisted with HIST 477, HIST 877

Prerequisites: Junior standing.

Description: Indigenous peoples worldwide and current issues concerning them. Tribal sovereignty, territorial conflicts, globalization, ecosystem destruction, human rights, and the World Indigenous Movement.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Lat Am,Asian,Middle East Hist

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN481
Minority GroupsCrosslisted with SOCI 481, SOCI 881

Prerequisites: 9 hrs sociology or related social sciences.

Description: Systematic examination of racial, ethnic, and other minority groups. History and present status of such groups, the origins of prejudice and discrimination, and the application of social science knowledge toward the elimination of minority group problems.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN486
History of South AfricaCrosslisted with HIST 486, HIST 886

Prerequisites: Junior standing.

Description: Survey of the history of South Africa from the Stone Age to the evolution of the political, economic, legal and social framework of apartheid, and the recent efforts to achieve political accommodation.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Lat Am,Asian,Middle East Hist

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ETHN497
Experiential Learning in Ethnic Studies II

Prerequisites: Junior standing.

Description: Non-classroom experience that has relevance to Ethnic Studies.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-12
Max credits per semester:12
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-12

ACE:

ETHN498
Special Topics

Prerequisites: Permission.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

ETHN499
Independent Study in Ethnic Studies

Prerequisites: Junior standing.

Description: Ethnic Studies research or readings.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-12
Max credits per semester:12
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-12

ACE: