College of Ethnic Studies Programs

Asian American Studies M.A.

The graduate program is designed, through disciplinary and interdisciplinary inquiries and analyses of Asian American history, literature and the arts, gender and family studies, as well as community studies, to provide students with a critical knowledge of the diverse Asian American population.

Ethnic Studies M.A.

The graduate program is designed to increase students’ knowledge and understanding of the experiences of people of color and Native peoples. The program provides training in techniques for the analysis of historical and contemporary social problems related to these experiences, and the curriculum develops students’ capacity to structurally assess, plan, and evaluate social policies aimed at the resolution of these problems.