2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies Minor

The minor in Comparative Race and Ethnic Studies requires 18 semester hours of CRES-prefixed and CRES-approved courses passed with a grade of "C-" or better and a maximum of 9 hours below the 30000 level. Courses counted for the CRES minor may not be counted for any other major or minor.


Recommended Core Course

CRES 10103Engaging Difference and Diversity in America


Recommended to students prior to taking 20003 but not required.

Core Courses (3 hours)

CRES 20003Gateway Seminar in Critical Race Theory


Electives (15 hours)

The five required courses must meet the following criteria:

  1. Students must take at least three upper division courses in CRES or in its associated disciplines from any of the program’s course subcategories.
  2. No more than three of the five courses can focus on a particular race or ethnic group.
  3. No more than three of the five courses can be in any single discipline.

Note: If students take CRES 10103, it can count as one of their five elective classes.

Students may also take CRES 30003 Interdisciplinary Inquiry and/or CRES 40003 Capstone Seminar to fulfill the elective requirement.

A list of approved courses, along with the appropriate subcategory designations, can be found in the catalog and will be maintained by the program and the Registrar.