Students majoring in Ethnic Studies at University of California, Berkeley study the history, culture, politics, and sociology of Third World communities in the United States within the general context of American society and institutions. Thus, they pursue knowledge vital for a critical understanding of contemporary society and for social changes to improve the lives and communities of racial minorities. Ethnic Studies majors also prepare themselves for advanced graduate study in either academic or professional fields.
Learning outcomesThe Department of Ethnic Studies provides a program leading to the A.B. degree with honors. Students will be recommended for honors if they have completed at least 30 units and two semesters with an average GPA of at least 3.5 overall and for all work undertaken in the Department of Ethnic Studies.
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- Comparative Ethnic Literature in America
- Humanities Methods in Ethnic Studies
- Social Science Methods in Ethnic Studies
- Advanced Seminar in Ethnic Studies
- 48 months
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DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Ethnic Studies Language Studies View 185 other Masters in Ethnic Studies in United States
Students who apply to Berkeley should meet the following minimum requirements:Meet the A-G subject course requirements.
- Have a 3.0 GPA in A-G courses taken in the 10th and 11th grade years. (3.4 GPA for non-residents)
International29754 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 29754 USD per year during 48 months.
National29754 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 29754 USD per year during 48 months.
In-State14312 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14312 USD per year during 48 months.
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