American Ethnic Studies program from Kansas State University is the interdisciplinary study of the historical, political, social and cultural realities that have shaped the development of America’s diverse, ethnic populations; primarily focusing on African Americans, Asian Americans, Latino/a Americans and native American populations.
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Overview

The American Ethnic Studies program from Kansas State University provides a broad liberal arts education with skills in critical thinking, comparative analysis, social theory, data analysis, oral and written communication. Emphasis will be placed on multicultural competency development, preparing students to live and work in a diverse world.

An American Ethnic Studies major will provide students training for fields in law, education, medicine, public health, social work, journalism, business, urban planning, politics, counseling, international relations, creative writing, university teaching and research.

Students who major in American Ethnic Studies should refer to the general degree requirements for the BA or BS degree in the College of Arts and Sciences. 

To graduate with a bachelor degree in American Ethnic Studies, students must fulfill all program requirements and have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher in all American Ethnic Studies course work taken at Kansas State University.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to American Ethnic Studies 
  • African American Perspectives 
  • American Indian Perspectives 
  • Latina/o Perspectives 
  • Asian American Perspectives 
  • Comparative Ethnic Studies 
  • Transformative Thought 
  • Popular Paths to Knowledge 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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    79

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

High school curriculum from an accredited secondary school.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    841 USD/credit
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  • National

    841 USD/credit
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  • In-State

    312 USD/credit
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Living costs for Manhattan

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
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