The Department of Ethnic Studies offers courses in five areas of concentration: Africana Studies, American Indian Studies, Asian American Studies, Chicana and Chicano Studies, and Comparative Ethnic Studies.
Please download the Ethnic Studies Undergraduate Brochure
Undergraduate Academic Advisor
Office: Ketchum 24E
Ethnic Studies minors can ask questions during walk-in hours and via e-mail and appointments.
Since Ethnic Studies provides each student with a broad liberal arts education, with emphasis on critical thinking, comparative analysis, oral/written expression, and diversity, the possibilities are literally limitless, especially in the global economy that exists today and will only expand in the coming years.
Possible Careers with an Ethnic Studies Background:
- Public Health
- Social Work
- Urban Planning
- International Relations
- Creative Writing
For Additional General Info
Career Services can help you at all stages of your education, including providing programs to help you with your career decisions, internships, workshops, and placement into a job following graduation. To make an appointment with a Career Counselor, or for more information, call 303. 492.6541, or drop by Willard Administrative Center 34. Information can also be found at Career Services
The experience of studying abroad prepares students to live in an increasingly connected world. Students learn invaluable skills for their future careers, form important cross-cultural relationships, and gain an international perspective that prepares them for the world beyond graduation.
Study Abroad Programs offers over 300 pre-approved programs for students at CU-Boulder, including many excellent options for Ethnic Studies majors and minors. There are numerous programs and courses available abroad which focus on social justice, indigenous peoples, diaspora studies, and more.
Information on all CU-approved programs is available at http://studyabroad.colorado.edu.
For more information about studying abroad, please attend Study Abroad 101: Your First Step! This 30-minute session is offered multiple times each week and covers the basics of studying abroad as a CU-Boulder student. Check here for times and locations.